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forked tongue

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NounEdit

forked tongue (plural forked tongues)

  1. (idiomatic) The characteristic of deceptiveness; duplicity; untruthfulness.
    • 2008, Kavi Chongkittavorn, "OPINION: Regional Perspective," The Nation (Bangkok, Thailand), 10 Mar. (retrieved 26 Mar., 2008)
      This man has a forked tongue and lacks credibility.

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