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double–dealing

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noun dou·ble–deal·ing \ˌdə-bəl-ˈdē-liŋ\

Definition of double–dealing

  1. :  action contradictory to a professed attitude :  duplicity

double–dealer

play \-ˈdē-lər\ noun

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double–dealing

adjective dou·ble–deal·ing

Definition of double–dealing

  1. :  given to or marked by duplicity

1587

First Known Use of double–dealing

1587


DOUBLE–DEALING Defined for English Language Learners

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double–dealing

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noun dou·ble–deal·ing \ˌdə-bəl-ˈdē-liŋ\

Definition of double–dealing for English Language Learners

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


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