An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (deceptive)
a. engañoso
He tried to cover up his deceitful behavior by drawing attention to his opponent.Trató de encubrir su comportamiento engañoso enfocando la atención a su oponente.
b. falso
The character known as the savior in the movie turned out to be a deceitful con man.El personaje conocido como el salvador en la película resultó ser un estafador falso.
c. mentiroso
When Susan found out that her son had forged her signature, she punished him for being a deceitful child.Cuando Susan se enteró de que su hijo había falsificado su firma, lo castigó por ser un niño mentiroso.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person)
a. falso(a)
2. (behavior)
a. engañoso(a)
to be deceitfulser un(a) falso(a)
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deceitful [dɪˈsiːtfʊl]
[+person] falso; [+child] mentiroso; [+statement, behaviour] engañoso
you deceitful child! Where do grown men, who hold the real power in the world, get these fears of scheming and deceitful women who will destroy them? representatives of the so-called Eritrean community, posing as if they have no advance knowledge of this deceitful scheme, collect the children at the airports and take them to pre-arranged centres though kind and truthful at first sight, they are deceitful and crafty in seeking their own benefit he considers these forms of product placement deceitful since moviegoers aren't told they're being advertised to Did, indeed, Lech Walesa conduct a deceitful campaign? I was appalled that this cunning and deceitful criminal might be freed
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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