Deceitful meaning

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The definition of deceitful is someone or something intentionally untruthful or intended to mislead.

An example of something that would be described as deceitful is a statement that is blatantly untrue and that is intended to convince someone of a falsehood.

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Tending to deceive; apt to lie or cheat.
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Given to cheating or deceiving.
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Intended to deceive; deceptive; false.
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Deliberately misleading; deceptive.
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Deceptive in multiple ways.
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Origin of deceitful

  • deceit +‎ -ful
    From Wiktionary