Translation of deceitful in Spanish:
- [person] falso, embustero; [action] engañosoExample sentences
- I forced a smile, a lying, deceitful, false smile, as if that was the most ridiculous thing I had ever heard.
- ‘In the context of these admissions, it follows that she agreed to provide a false, deceitful account,’ Mr Latham said.
- Sceptics in the media have always seen opinion polls as crooked: not as deceitful as horoscopes, but way short of the exacting standards met by the racing tipsters.
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