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double-deal

[ duhb-uh l-deel ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈdil /
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verb (used without object), dou·ble-dealt [duhb-uh l-delt] /ˈdʌb əlˈdɛlt/, dou·ble-deal·ing.

to practice double-dealing.

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RELATED WORDS

mislead, fleece, hoodwink, delude, bilk, con, dupe, trick, deceive, victimize, defraud, swindle, trim, scam, ream, crib, cross, beguile, skin, milk

Nearby words

double-crop, double-cross, double-crostic, double-cut, double-date, double-deal, double-dealing, double-deck, double-decker, double-declutch, double-digit

Origin of double-deal

First recorded in 1965–70
Related formsdou·ble-deal·er, noun
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