double-faced


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dou·ble-faced

(dŭb′əl-fāst′)
adj.
1. Having two faces or aspects.
2. Usable on both sides: double-faced fabric.
3. Duplicitous; hypocritical.

double-faced

adj
1. (Textiles) (of textiles) having a finished nap on each side; reversible
2. insincere or deceitful

dou′ble-faced′



adj.
1. hypocritical; deceitful; two-faced.
2. having two faces or aspects.
3. having two usable sides: double-faced adhesive tape.
[1565–75]
dou′ble-fac′ed•ness (-ˈfeɪ sɪd-, -ˈfeɪst-) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.double-faced - (of fabrics) having faces on both sides; "damask is a double-faced fabric"
two-sided, reversible - capable of being reversed or used with either side out; "a reversible jacket"
2.double-faced - marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of anotherdouble-faced - marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another; "she was a deceitful scheming little thing"- Israel Zangwill; "a double-dealing double agent"; "a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"- W.M.Thackeray
dishonest, dishonorable - deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive

double-faced

adjective
Being or acting so as to conceal one's real intentions:
Translations

double-faced

[ˌdʌblˈfeɪst] ADJ [material] → reversible (pej) [person] → de dos caras
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She was always a double-faced cat; and you ought to have known better.
You're a double-faced man--I'll never believe a word you say again.
In these so-called books, the chief lover, or Greek god, as he is admiringly referred to--by the way, they do not say which "Greek god" it is that the gentleman bears such a striking likeness to; it might be hump-backed Vulcan, or double-faced Janus, or even driveling Silenus, the god of abstruse mysteries.
Small likewise--a name by which I refer to another party, a friend of mine that your ladyship is not acquainted with--got to be so close and double-faced that at times it wasn't easy to keep one's hands off his 'ead.
A person who is near enough to me to be my relation and far enough off from me to be my sweetheart, is a double-faced sort of person that I don't like.
I have become the accomplice of this double-faced villain.
continued Miss Squeers, who, being excited, aspirated her h's strongly; 'this is the hend, is it, of all my forbearance and friendship for that double-faced thing--that viper, that--that--mermaid?
I don't mince words--a double-faced infernal traitor and schemer, who meant to have his son-in-law back all along.
Brevard County Purchasing Services, on behalf of the Parks & Recreation Department, is soliciting quotes from vendors to provide one (1) outdoor, double-faced, LED message display sign including installation for the MILA Sports Complex.
Iran needs to wake up to the dangers of its double-faced foreign policy.
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Her bouquet was hand-tied with ivory double-faced satin and pearls that had also been used in her sister's wedding.