speak/talk with (a) forked tongue

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Definition of speak/talk with (a) forked tongue

: to speak in a dishonest way that is meant to deceive people His colleagues accused him of speaking with a forked tongue.

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“Speak/talk with (a) forked tongue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/speak%2Ftalk%20with%20%28a%29%20forked%20tongue. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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