dissembler dissembler


  • (n) a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives


  1. Vargas Llosa is an artful dissembler.
  2. Flamboyant charmer, avid dissembler and wily social climberBroadhurst was all these things and more; the peculiar details of her life cry out for a Cate Blanchett movie.
  3. She seems more assured than ever as a chic dissembler who has hung by her fingernails through many a tight squeak.


  • Moving goal posts

    Every time Kathleen Sebelius testifies before Congress, President Obama's secretary of health and human services reminds us why she is unfit for her Cabinet post: She is a serial dissembler. The latest example is her appearance last week before the House Ways and Means Committee. Rep. Jim...
    on March 17, 2014     Source: Victorville Daily Press

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