double-dealing

See also: double dealing

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the practice of dealing oneself multiple cards in order to gain an advantage in a game.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌdʌbəlˈdiːlɪŋ/

AdjectiveEdit

double-dealing (not comparable)

  1. (of a person) Cheating, dishonest; treacherous.
    You low-down, no-good, double-dealing sidewinder!

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NounEdit

double-dealing (countable and uncountable, plural double-dealings)

  1. deceit or treachery

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