An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (tricky)
a. deceitful
La manera que tu novio te mintió era engañoso y de malintencionado.They way your boyfriend lied to you was deceitful and ill-intentioned.
b. deceptive
Las apariencias son engañosas, es mejor guiarse por la personalidad.Appearances are deceptive; it's better to be swayed by personality.
c. dishonest
En mi clase, ser engañoso es el peor pecado que un estudiante puede cometer.In my classroom, being dishonest is the worst sin a student can commit.
d. misleading
Las señales del metro son engañosas, mejor fíate del mapa.The signs in the subway are misleading; you'd better trust the map.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (persona, palabras)
a. deceitful
2. (aspecto, apariencia)
a. deceptive
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(persona) deceitful; dishonest; (apariencia) deceptive; (consejo) misleading;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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