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two-faced

Syllabification: two-faced

Definition of two-faced in English:

adjective

Insincere and deceitful.
Example sentences
  • Ben went even further than Carlo, and openly accused the Queensland hairdresser of being a two-faced liar.
  • Their branch of show business (and, by implication, the entire British TV industry) is depicted as hypocritical and peopled by two-faced backstabbers only really interested in themselves.
  • She had never been able to abide two-faced liars, and would have brought shame upon her good name had she ever employed someone whom she did not feel she could trust with her life.
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