deceitful deceitful  /də ˈsit fəl/


  1. (adj) intended to deceive
  2. (adj) marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another


  1. The Week In Green: Discovering clues about Colony Collapse Disorder, exposing the deceitful lobbying in the climate change debate, and celebrating the greenest colleges.
  2. The difference this time is that the FDA is taking the offensive, ferreting out deceitful product claims and publicizing them.
  3. Across the country, Barack Obama is attacking the McCain health plan with ads that are cynical and deceitful.


  1. 'The Bachelorette' recap: When Pigs Fly

    Des sends a "lying, cheating, deceitful" suitor packing, but the rest of the guys still think Ben is the real villain
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Entertainment Weekly

  2. TV Review: Chris Harrison 'Bachelorette' blog

    Lying, cheating, deceitful pig! Anytime that sentence is uttered you know there's some drama. We will get to the slick used car salesman that is Brian in just a bit, but first let me say I'm glad this season has officially begun. As of this week, the gloves came off and it is on.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Entertainment Weekly


  1. Ahmadinejad accused "a small but deceitful number of people called Zionists ...... (of) dominating an important portion of the financial and monetary centers as well as the political decision-making centers of some European countries and the US"
    on Sep 23, 2008 By: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Source: FOXNews

  2. Today, oh so coincidentally, the White House (via Bush Counsel Ed Gillespie) demanded a clarification regarding an interview of Bush by NBC News reporter Richard Engel, accusing them of "deceitful editing to further a media-manufactured storyline."
    on May 19, 2008 By: Ed Gillespie Source: News Hounds (blog)

  3. "Sam [Brownback] and I have been friends for several years and he is well aware of my lifelong commitment to the unborn. Yet he has approved the use of despicable and deceitful campaign tactics in an effort to deliberately mislead the voters of Iowa...
    on Jul 23, 2007 By: Tom Tancredo Source: WXii

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