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DECEPTIVE

'DECEPTIVE' is a 9 letter word starting with D and ending with E

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for DECEPTIVE

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word deceptive will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

3 letter words

OFF - OUT

4 letter words

AIRY - AWRY - FAKE - WIDE

5 letter words

AMISS - ASKEW - BOGUS - EMPTY - FALSE - FISHY - LYING - WRONG

6 letter words

ABROAD - ADRIFT - ALL OFF - ASTRAY - CATCHY - DREAMY - ERRANT - ERRING - FAULTY - FLAWED - HOLLOW - PSEUDO - SHIFTY - SUBTLE - TRICKY - UNREAL - UNTRUE

7 letter words

ASSUMED - AT FAULT - CORRUPT - DEVIANT - DEVIOUS - DUBIOUS - ELUSIVE - EVASIVE - NOT TRUE - OBLIQUE - PECCANT - PHANTOM - SEEMING - TRICKSY

8 letter words

ABERRANT - ALL WRONG - APPARENT - AUTISTIC - CHIMERIC - DELUDING - DELUSIVE - DELUSORY - FAULTFUL - ILLUSIVE - ILLUSORY - JESUITIC - NOT RIGHT - PERVERSE - SLIPPERY - SPECIOUS - SPECTRAL - SPURIOUS - STRAYING - TORTUOUS - TRICKISH - TWO-FACED - UNACTUAL - UNPROVED

9 letter words

ALL ABROAD - BARMECIDE - BEGUILING - CASUISTIC - COLORABLE - DECEITFUL - DECEIVING - DECEPTIVE - DEFECTIVE - DEREISTIC - DEVIATIVE - DISHONEST - DISTORTED - DREAMLIKE - ERRONEOUS - FANTASTIC - HERETICAL - HETERODOX - ILLOGICAL - IMAGINARY - INSINCERE - PERVERTED - PLAUSIBLE - SOPHISTIC - UNFACTUAL - UNFOUNDED - VISIONARY

10 letter words

BARMECIDAL - CHIMERICAL - DELUSIONAL - FALLACIOUS - FICTITIOUS - FRAUDULENT - ILLUSIONAL - JESUITICAL - MISLEADING - OSTENSIBLE - OVERSUBTLE - PHANTASMAL - UNORTHODOX - UNRELIABLE - UNTRUTHFUL

11 letter words

COUNTERFEIT - DELUSIONARY - DEVIATIONAL - FANTASTICAL - ILLUSIONARY - OFF THE TRACK - OVERREFINED - SOPHISTICAL - TREACHEROUS

12 letter words

ALL IN THE MIND - APPARITIONAL - DISINGENUOUS - HYPOCRITICAL - MERETRICIOUS - QUESTIONABLE - SELF-DELUDING

13 letter words

BESIDE THE MARK - HALLUCINATORY - SELF-DECEPTIVE - UNSUBSTANTIAL - WIDE OF THE MARK

14 letter words

PHANTASMAGORIC - PHILOSOPHISTIC - SUPPOSITITIOUS

15 letter words

APPARENTLY SOUND

17 letter words

SELF-CONTRADICTORY

Definition of deceptive

  • designed to deceive or mislead either deliberately or inadvertently; "the deceptive calm in the eye of the storm"; "deliberately deceptive packaging"; "a misleading similarity"; "statistics can be presented in ways that are misleading"; "shoddy business practices"
  • causing one to believe what is not true or fail to believe what is true; "deceptive calm"; "a delusory pleasure"


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