duplicitous

[ doo-plis-i-tuh s, dyoo- ]
/ duˈplɪs ɪ təs, dyu- /

adjective

marked or characterized by duplicity.

Nearby words

  1. duplication of the cube,
  2. duplicator,
  3. duplicature,
  4. duplicatus,
  5. duplicident,
  6. duplicitously,
  7. duplicity,
  8. dupondius,
  9. dupont,
  10. duppy

Origin of duplicitous

First recorded in 1960–65; duplicit(y) + -ous

Related formsdu·plic·i·tous·ly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for duplicitous

duplicitous

adj.

1831; see duplicity + -ous.

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