Synonyms of deceit in English:

deceit


See definition of deceit

noun

1‘we are caught in an endless round of lies and deceit’

SYNONYMS

deception, deceitfulness, duplicity, double-dealing, fraud, fraudulence, cheating, trickery, duping, hoodwinking, chicanery, underhandedness, deviousness, slyness, cunning, craftiness, craft, wiliness, artfulness, guile, dissimulation, dissembling, bluff, bluffing, lying, pretence, artifice, treachery

informal crookedness, monkey business, funny business, hanky-panky, jiggery-pokery

North American informal monkeyshines

Irish informal codology

archaic management, knavery

ANTONYMS

honesty

2‘their life is all a deceit’

SYNONYMS

sham, fraud, pretence, imposture, hoax, fake, misrepresentation, blind, wile, artifice, Trojan horse

trick, stratagem, device, ruse, scheme, dodge, manoeuvre, contrivance, machination, deception, subterfuge, cheat, swindle, confidence trick

informal con, con trick, set-up, game, scam, sting, gyp, leg-pull, flimflam

British informal wheeze

North American informal bunco, grift

Australian informal lurk, rort

South African informal schlenter

British informal, dated flanker

archaic shift, fetch, rig