Definition of double-dealing in English:
The practice of working to people’s disadvantage behind their backs.
- His prior record of deception, double-dealing, and concealment makes that quite impossible.
- She hits back, setting into motion an unlikely but highly watchable tale of deceit, double-dealing, divorce and international fraud.
- By and large, he is a dramatist of deception and double-dealing, an architect of environments that entrap and extinguish their inhabitants.
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Working deceitfully to injure others: she is a backstabbing, double-dealing twister
More example sentences
- Or is he a desperate, double-dealing politician fishing for votes in the San Fernando Valley?
- Part of the problem with Out of Time is that most audiences will be way ahead of the double-dealing plot.
- This dastardly double-dealing duo plays quite well together, injecting a great deal of sinister, urbane menace into the movie, and adding extra levels of complexity to the story.
- Example sentences
- What stinks worse is the concept that people don't suddenly turn into bad guys, or conceited double-dealers for just one case.
- Gabriel turned out to be a shameless double-dealer.
- Sure, he provided good intelligence on his trading partners in Havana, but he was also a double-dealer who was passing him who-knew-how-many secrets of ours.
Pronunciation: /ˌdəbəl ˈdēlər/noun
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