Definition of Double-faced

1. Adjective. (of fabrics) having faces on both sides. "Damask is a double-faced fabric"

Similar to: Reversible, Two-sided



2. Adjective. Marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another. "A double-faced infernal traitor and schemer"

Definition of Double-faced

1. Adjective. Having two functional faces. ¹

2. Adjective. deceitful; hypocritical; treacherous ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Double-faced

double-edged sword
double-edged swords
double-end
double-ended
double-ended queue
double-ended queues
double-ender
double-enders
double-ending
double-ends
double-entendre
double-entendres
double-entry
double-entry bookkeeping
double-exposure
double-faced (current term)
double-fault
double-fistings
double-geared
double-glaze
double-glazed
double-glazing
double-handed
double-header
double-headers
double-hung
double-hung window
double-jointed
double-knit

Literary usage of Double-faced

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1. A Whimsey Anthology by Carolyn Wells (1906)
"JESUITICAL VERSES THE double-faced CREED (Read down or across) I hold for sound faith What England's church allows, ..."

2. Conservative Essays, Legal and Political by Samuel Smith Nicholas (1865)
"It is a double-faced Party, having one aspect for the North and another for the South. Many of its Northern leaders earnestly advocate a strongly protective ..."

3. The Express Service and Rates by William Henry Chandler (1914)
"•^Corrugated paper boxes containing not more than six bottles or glass containers, each of capacity not exceeding jone quart, must be made of double-faced ..."

4. Civil Engineer and Architect's Journal (1847)
"One important feature in your Cocks, as distinguished from those ordinarily used, is, that they are all double-faced, and therefore, there is no occasion to ..."

5. Peruvian Fabrics by Morris De Camp Crawford (1916)
"double-faced Bobbin-Weave Border. nally, this stripe contained the same figures as the other two. The color combination was a fine shade of heliotrope and ..."

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