double-dealing

[duhb-uhl-dee-ling]
noun
1.
duplicity; treachery; deception.
adjective
2.
using duplicity; treacherous.

Origin:
1520–30

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double-deal

[duhb-uhl-deel]
verb (used without object), double-dealt [duhb-uhl-delt] , double-dealing.
to practice double-dealing.

Origin:
1965–70

double-dealer, noun
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double-dealing
 
n
a.  action characterized by treachery or deceit
 b.  (as modifier): double-dealing treachery
 
'double-'dealer
 
n

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Clients will get less double-dealing, investors a bit more information.
Car chases and double-dealing highlight this action-adventure drama.
Invasion, political shenanigans and much western double-dealing have occurred since.
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