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Definition of the noun deceiver

What does deceiver mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: deceivers

  1. someone who leads you to believe something that is not true

Alternative definition of the noun deceiver


  1. A person who lies or deceives.


"Deceiver" is a 1997 murder mystery film. It won Best Cinematography and Best Screenplay at the 1997 Stockholm Film Festival, and the Special Jury Prize at the 1998 Cognac Police Film Festival.


"Deceiver" is a written work, book.

  • author: C. J. Cherryh
  • character: Bren Cameron
  • genre: Science Fiction
  • subject: Atevi
  • released on (4 years ago)


  1. "Deceiver" is the debut full-length album by metalcore band The Word Alive. It was released on August 31, 2010 through Fearless Records. The title derives from a passage of lyrics within the chorus of the song "The Wretched".
  2. "Deceiver" is the fourth solo album by American newgrass mandolinist Chris Thile, released on Sugar Hill in 2004. It features a total of 39 instruments, all played by Thile himself. The instruments played on the album include the mandolin, mandola, bass guitar, electric guitar, violin, banjo and various percussion instruments. In 2005, the album was nominated the Grammy Award for Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical to the album's engineers, Thile and Gary Paczosa.
  3. "Deceiver" is an album by Muslimgauze released in a numbered limited edition of 800 copies as part of Staalplaat's subscription-only series of Muslimgauze releases.
  4. "Deceiver" is a musical album of Harry Gregson-Williams, soundtrack.
    • also known as Deceiver Soundtrack
    • released in (18 years ago)


Deceiver is a musical group.

  • albums: "Riding With the Reaper", "Deceiver", "Thrashing Heavy Metal", "Holov Posen Tro May Trot"

There are other groups with Deceiver in their name, like Yip Deceiver, Goat Deceiver and The Great Deceiver.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Deceiver

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Deception (2014)

by Timothy R. Levine

IDT posits that deceivers use strategic and nonstrategic behav- iors to deceptively communicate, while recipients attempt to assess deceiver credibility. Strategic behaviors are seen as purposeful attempts to manipulate interactions, whereas ...

Google previewThe Orvis Encyclopedia of Fly Fishing (2010)

Your Ultimate A to Z Guide to Being a Better Angler by Tom Rosenbauer

dead drift deceiver fly live in moving water are only capable of crawling along the bottom and have feeble movements when they break loose from the bottom. Eggs of fish deposited during spawning and terrestrial insects that fall into the water ...

Google previewA dictionary of the Cree language (1865)

by Edwin Arthur Watkins

A deceiver Ookukuyasimewao, n. an. A deceiver Ookukuyasimew askew, n. an. A deceiver Ookukwachehewao, n. an. A tempter Ookunachehoo, n. an. A saint Ookunatis, n. an. A saint Ookunatisew, n. an. A saint Ookunoonowoosoo, n. an.

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language (1818)

In which the Words are Explained in Their Different Senses, Authorized by the Names of the Writers by Whom They are Used, Or the Titles of the Works in which They Occur, and Deduced from Their Originals by John Jamieson

A deceiver. Douglas. TRUGS, adv. A mode of profane swearing, used'among the vulgar, S.B. Moes. G. triggua, Su. G. trigg, faithful. TRUKIER, TRUCKER, s. 1. A deceitful person. Polwart. O. Fr. trikeur, a deceiver. 2. A designation often given to ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

Sirh no more, ladies, sigh no more ; Men were deceiver* ever : Out fool in sea, and one on shore ; To one thing constant never.

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Quotes about Deceiver

It is a double pleasure to deceive the deceiver. (Jean de La Fontaine)
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Scrabble value of D2E1C3E1I1V4E1R1

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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