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Meaning of DOUBLE-DEALING

Pronunciation:  'dubul 'deeling

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another
  2. [adj]  marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another; "she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill; "a double-dealing double agent"; "a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray
 

DOUBLE-DEALING is a 14 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: ambidextrous, deceitful, dishonest, dishonorable, double-faced, double-tongued, duplicitous, duplicity, Janus-faced, two-faced
 
 See Also: deceit, deception, dissembling, dissimulation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dou"ble deal"ing\
False or deceitful dealing. See {Double dealing}, under
{Dealing}. --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: ambidexterity, ambidextrous, artful, artifice, bad faith, chicane, chicanery, crafty, crooked, cunning, deceitful, deceitfulness, dirty pool, dirty trick, dirty work, dishonest, dishonesty, double, double-faced, doublehearted, double-minded, doubleness, doubleness of heart, double-tongued, duplicitous, duplicity, faithless, faithlessness, false, falsehearted, falseheartedness, falseness, false-principled, foul play, fraud, hanky-panky, hypocritical, improbity, left-handed, low cunning, Machiavellian, Machiavellianism, perfidious, perfidiousness, perfidy, sharp practice, shifty, slippery, treacherous, treacherousness, treachery, trickery, tricky, two-faced, two-facedness, wile
 

 

 

 

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