double-dealing


1dou·ble–deal·ing

noun \ˌdə-bəl-ˈdē-liŋ\

: the practice of pretending to do or think one thing while really doing or thinking something different : dishonest or deceptive behavior

Full Definition of DOUBLE-DEALING

:  action contradictory to a professed attitude :  duplicity
dou·ble–deal·er \-ˈdē-lər\ noun

First Known Use of DOUBLE-DEALING

1529

2double–dealing

adjective

Definition of DOUBLE-DEALING

:  given to or marked by duplicity

First Known Use of DOUBLE-DEALING

1587

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