two-faced

[too-feyst]
adjective
1.
having two faces.
2.
deceitful or hypocritical.
Compare Janus-faced.


Origin:
1610–20

two-facedly [too-fey-sid-lee, -feyst-lee] , adverb
two-facedness, noun


2. treacherous, devious, dishonest, false.
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two-faced
 
adj
deceitful; insincere; hypocritical
 
two-facedly
 
adv
 
two-'facedness
 
n

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Example sentences
Sarcasm has a two-faced quality: it's both funny and mean.
Actual diplomats are perhaps more two-faced than the rest of us.
One finding may explain the moon's peculiar two-faced quality.
The two-faced puzzle regarding the role of bacteria is as old as the study of
  microbiology itself.
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