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Definition of the noun deceiver
What does deceiver mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: deceivers
- someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
- example: It's double pleasure to deceive the deceiver.
- lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
- synonyms of deceiver: beguiler / cheat / cheater / slicker / trickster
- more generic words: offender / wrongdoer = a person who transgresses moral or civil law
- more specific terms:
- four-flusher / bluffer = a person who tries to bluff other people
- chiseller / defrauder / chiseler / swindler / grifter / scammer / gouger = a person who swindles you by means of deception or fraud
- steerer / decoy = a beguiler who leads someone into danger
- slyboots / dodger / fox = a shifty deceptive person
- double-crosser / double-dealer / two-timer / betrayer / traitor = a person who says one thing and does another
- defalcator / embezzler / peculator = someone who violates a trust by taking (money) for his own use
- falsifier = someone who falsifies
- finagler / wangler = a deceiver who uses crafty misleading methods
- counterfeiter / forger = someone who makes copies illegally
- fortune hunter = a person who seeks wealth through marriage
- nominal head / figurehead / front man / straw man / strawman / front = a person used as a cover for some questionable activity
- dissimulator / dissembler / hypocrite / pretender / phoney / phony = a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives
- impersonator / imitator = someone who (fraudulently) assumes the appearance of another
- role player / pretender / imposter / impostor / shammer / pseudo / faker / fraud / pseud / fake / sham = a person who makes deceitful pretenses
- prevaricator / liar = a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly
- misleader = someone who leads astray
- mountebank / charlatan = a flamboyant deceiver
- obscurantist = a person who is deliberately vague
- sandbagger = someone who deceives you about his true nature or intent in order to take advantage of you
- two-timer = someone who deceives a lover or spouse by carrying on a sexual relationship with somebody else
- utterer = someone who circulates forged banknotes or counterfeit coins
Alternative definition of the noun deceiver
- A person who lies or deceives.
"Deceiver", also known as Liar, or Reisser, or even BSer, 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.
- country: United States of America
- languages: English Language, Spanish Language
- directors: Jonas Pate & Josh Pate
- producer: Peter Glatzer
- executive producer: Mark Damon
- production design by John D. Kretschmer
- written by Jonas Pate & Josh Pate
- Chris Penn as Detective Phillip Braxton
- Ellen Burstyn as Mook
- Tim Roth as James Walter Wayland
- Renée Zellweger as Elizabeth
- Michael Rooker as Detective Edward Kennesaw
- Rosanna Arquette as Mrs. Kennesaw
- Michael Parks as Dr. Banyard
- Mark Damon as Wayland's Father
- Paul Smith as Wayland's Girlfriend's Father
- J.C. Quinn as Priest
- Don Winston
- casting by Laurel Smith
- cinematography by Bill Butler
- edited by Dan Lebental
- music by Harry Gregson-Williams
- costume design by Dana Allyson
- set decoration by Chuck Potter
- location: Charleston
- genres: Neo-noir, Crime Fiction, Crime Thriller, Thriller, Psychological thriller, Mystery, Drama
- tagline: There are two sides to every lie.
- rating: R (USA)
- released on (16 years ago)
- award: - Cognac Festival du Film Policier Special Jury Prize, received by Jonas Pate
"Deceiver" is a written work, book.
- author: C. J. Cherryh
- character: Bren Cameron
- genre: Science Fiction
- subject: Atevi
- released on (4 years ago)
- "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".
- "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, 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.
- genre: Progressive bluegrass
- released on (9 years ago)
- "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.
- "Deceiver" is a musical album of Harry Gregson-Williams, soundtrack.
- also known as Deceiver Soundtrack
- released in (17 years ago)
Deceiver is a musical group.
- albums: "Riding With the Reaper", "Deceiver", "Thrashing Heavy Metal", "Holov Posen Tro May Trot"
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Deceiver
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Encyclopedia 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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
The 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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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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