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