Synonyms of deceptive in English:

deceptive


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adjective

1‘distances over water are very deceptive’

SYNONYMS
misleading, illusory, illusive, illusionary, ambiguous, deceiving, delusive, distorted, specious

2‘deceptive practices account for at least half of the offences’

SYNONYMS
deceitful, duplicitous, fraudulent, counterfeit, sham, bogus, cheating, underhand, cunning, crafty, sly, guileful, scheming, perfidious, treacherous, Machiavellian, dissembling, disingenuous, untrustworthy, unscrupulous, unprincipled, dishonest, untruthful, lying, mendacious, insincere, false
informal crooked, sharp, shady, slippery, sneaky, tricky, foxy
British informal bent
South African informal slim
archaic subtle, hollow-hearted
rare false-hearted, double-faced, truthless, Punic
ANTONYMS

honest