two-faced


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two-faced

(to͞o′fāst′)
adj.
1. Having two faces or surfaces.
2. Hypocritical or double-dealing; deceitful.

two′-fac′ed·ly (-fā′sĭd-lē, -fāst′lē) adv.
two′-fac′ed·ness n.

two-faced

adj
deceitful; insincere; hypocritical
two-facedly adv
ˌtwo-ˈfacedness n

two′-faced`



adj.
1. having two faces.
2. deceitful or hypocritical.
[1610–20]
two′-fac`ed•ly, adv.
two′-fac`ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.two-faced - marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of anothertwo-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
2.two-faced - having two faces--one looking to the future and one to the pasttwo-faced - having two faces--one looking to the future and one to the past; "Janus the two-faced god"
faced - having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination; "a neatly faced terrace"

two-faced

two-faced

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

two-faced

[ˈtuːˈfeɪst] ADJ (fig) [person] → falso, hipócrita

two-faced

[ˌtuːˈfeɪst] adj (fig) (pej) (person) → doppio/a, falso/a

two

(tuː) noun
1. the number or figure 2.
2. the age of 2.
adjective
1. 2 in number.
2. aged 2.
two-
having two (of something). a two-door car.
ˌtwo-ˈfaced adjective
decitful. a two-faced person.
ˌtwo-ˈhanded adjective, adverb
(to be used, played etc) with two hands. a two-handed stroke.
twosome noun
two people; a couple. They usually travel in a twosome.
ˌtwo-ˈway adjective
able to act, operate, be used etc in two ways or directions. two-way traffic; a two-way radio.
ˈtwo-year-old noun
a person or animal that is two years old.
adjective
(of a person, animal or thing) that is two years old.
in two
(broken) in two pieces. The magazine was torn in two.
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