two-faced

[ too-feyst ]
/ ˈtuˌfeɪst /

adjective

having two faces.
deceitful or hypocritical.

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Origin of two-faced

First recorded in 1610–20

OTHER WORDS FROM two-faced

two-fac·ed·ly [too-fey-sid-lee, -feyst-lee], /ˈtuˈfeɪ sɪd li, -ˈfeɪst li/, adverbtwo-fac·ed·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for two-faced

two-faced

adjective

deceitful; insincere; hypocritical

Derived forms of two-faced

two-facedly (ˌtuːˈfeɪsɪdlɪ, -ˈfeɪst-), adverbtwo-facedness, noun
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