double-dealing

  • 1 double dealing — ˌdouble ˈdealing noun [uncountable] JOURNALISM cheating and deceiving people: • Politicians are always being accused of duplicity and double dealing for party or personal advantage. * * * double dealing UK US noun [U] ► the act of cheating or… …

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  • 2 Double dealing — Dou ble deal ing, double dealing dou ble deal ing False or deceitful dealing; acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another. See {Double dealing}, under {Dealing}. Shak …

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  • 3 double-dealing — Dou ble deal ing, double dealing dou ble deal ing False or deceitful dealing; acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another. See {Double dealing}, under {Dealing}. Shak …

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  • 4 Double Dealing — may refer to: Double Dealing (1923 film), an American comedy film starring Hoot Gibson Double Dealing (1932 film), a British film starring Frank Pettingell See also Cheating in poker Double Dealer (disambiguation) …

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  • 5 double-dealing — adj. 1. given to deception especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another; as, they accused each other of double dealing behavior. Syn: ambidextrous, deceitful, duplicitous, two faced. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …

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  • 6 Double dealing — Dealing Deal ing, n. The act of one who deals; distribution of anything, as of cards to the players; method of business; traffic; intercourse; transaction; as, to have dealings with a person. [1913 Webster] {Double dealing}, insincere,… …

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  • 7 double-dealing — [adj] cheating, deceitful ambidextrous, crooked, dishonest, double, duplicitous, fraudulent, hypocritical, insincere, lefthanded*, lying, perfidious, sneaky, swindling, treacherous, tricky, two faced*, two timing*, underhanded, untrustworthy,… …

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  • 8 double-dealing — noun uncount behavior by which you cheat someone, especially by pretending to do one thing while doing the opposite ╾ ,double dealer noun count …

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  • 9 double-dealing — [dub′əl dēl΄iŋ] n. the act or practice of doing the opposite of what one pretends to do; duplicity; deceit double dealer n …

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  • 10 double dealing — index deceptive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 11 double-dealing — index bad faith, bunko, collusion, deceit, deception, dishonest, duplicity, faithless, false ( …

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  • 12 double-dealing — n chicanery, chicane, trickery, *deception, fraud Analogous words: duplicity, dissimulation, *deceit, guile, cunning …

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  • 13 double-dealing — ► NOUN ▪ deceitful behaviour. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ acting deceitfully …

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  • 14 double-dealing — N UNCOUNT Double dealing is behaviour which is deliberately deceitful. He had seen marriages broken, friends estranged, lives ruined by the revelation of double dealing and betrayal. Syn: betrayal, duplicity …

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  • 15 double-dealing — I noun acting in bad faith; deception by pretending to entertain one set of intentions while acting under the influence of another • Syn: ↑duplicity • Derivationally related forms: ↑duplicitous (for: ↑duplicity) …

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  • 16 double-dealing — noun your double dealing will eventually be your undoing Syn: duplicity, treachery, betrayal, double crossing, unfaithfulness, untrustworthiness, infidelity, bad faith, disloyalty, breach of trust, fraud, underhandedness, cheating, dishonesty,… …

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  • 17 double-dealing — 1. adjective Cheating, dishonest; treacherous. You low down, no good, double dealing sidewinder! 2. noun deceit or treachery …

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  • 18 double dealing — Synonyms and related words: Machiavellian, Machiavellianism, ambidexterity, ambidextrous, artful, artifice, bad faith, chicane, chicanery, crafty, crooked, cunning, deceitful, deceitfulness, dirty pool, dirty trick, dirty work, dishonest,… …

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  • 19 double-dealing — UK / US noun [uncountable] behaviour by which you cheat someone, especially by pretending to do one thing while doing the opposite Derived word: double dealer noun countable Word forms double dealer : singular double dealer plural double dealers …

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  • 20 double-dealing — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. & n. treachery. See falsehood. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. tricky, untrustworthy, deceitful; see dishonest 1 , 2 , hypocritical . n. Syn. deceit, duplicity, treachery; see deception 1 , dishonesty …

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