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double-faced

[ duhb-uhl-feyst ]
/ ˈdʌb əlˈfeɪst /
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adjective
practicing duplicity; hypocritical.
having two faces or aspects.
having two usable sides, especially two sides designed to be used in the same manner: double-faced adhesive tape.
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Origin of double-faced

First recorded in 1565–75

OTHER WORDS FROM double-faced

dou·ble-fac·ed·ly [duhb-uhl-fey-sid-lee, -feyst-], /ˈdʌb əlˈfeɪ sɪd li, -ˈfeɪst-/, adverbdou·ble-fac·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for double-faced

double-faced

adjective
(of textiles) having a finished nap on each side; reversible
insincere or deceitful
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