Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
deceptive /di'septiv/
  • tính từ
    • dối trá, lừa dối, lừa bịp, đánh lừa; dễ làm cho lầm lẫn
      • a deceptive appearance: vẻ bề ngoài dễ làm cho người ta lầm lẫn
Concise Dictionary
+causing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true
+designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 misleading, false, illusory, deceiving, unreliable:
He has the look of an athlete, but appearances can be deceptive.
2 fraudulent, deceitful, dishonest, untruthful, fake, false, shifty, fallacious, specious, spurious, bogus, counterfeit, pseudo, sophistical; tricky, dodgy, evasive, elusive, slippery, Colloq phoney or US also phony:
The bank is being deceptive about his credit rating.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ adjective
likely to make you believe sth that is not true
a deceptive advertisement + Appearances can often be deceptive (= things are not always what they seem to be). + the deceptive simplicity of her writing style (= it seems simple but is not really)
deceptively adverb: a deceptively simple idea
Collocation Dictionary




highly, very | dangerously


can be deceptive
Appearances can be deceptive?dangerously deceptive.

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