Definition of deceiver in English:

deceiver

noun

  • See deceive

    • ‘After all, deception only works when the would-be deceiver has a reputation for telling the truth.’
    • ‘To those who lionise him, he is a clear-eyed defender of faith and nationhood, a speaker of truth in a time of deceivers.’
    • ‘This early experience bred a deeply pessimistic outlook on life; he shared completely the view of Machiavelli - whom he had read - that men are ungrateful, fickle, liars and deceivers.’
    • ‘The great deceiver had ultimately deceived himself.’
    • ‘He said: ‘Elderly householders are vulnerable to plausible deceivers who create anxiety by claiming to observe defects in their houses and then offer to repair them.’’

Pronunciation

deceiver

/dɪˈsiːvə/