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Double-dealer   Listen
noun
double-dealer, Double dealer  n.  One who practices double dealing; a deceitful, trickish person; a person who says one thing and does another.
Synonyms: double-crosser, betrayer, traitor.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Double-dealer" Quotes from Famous Books



... brought out the Double Dealer, a comedy in which all the powers which had produced the Old Bachelor showed themselves, matured by time and improved by exercise. But the audience was shocked by the characters of Maskwell and Lady Touchwood. And, indeed, there is something strangely revolting in the way in which a group ...
— Critical and Historical Essays Volume 2 • Thomas Babington Macaulay

... your vernal charms, and he entered upon his amorous mission with gusto. You believed him very wealthy, but let me tell you that the cash he really had under hand was our petty expense fund. Judge by that what a capital we control!" exclaimed Von Sendlingen proudly. "Our poor Gratian the double dealer, seemed not to be loved by the gods any more truly than by his goddess here present, for she let him, unassisted, be thrust down, on falling through a broken bridge, into the mire of a rivulet visible from your window. There he breathed his last. Fit death for a traitor! For our corporation, ...
— The Son of Clemenceau • Alexandre (fils) Dumas



Words linked to "Double-dealer" :   judas, two-timer, beguiler, cheater, traitor



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