Double-tongued - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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Duplicitous, hypocritical, or deceitful, especially in speech; claiming one set of beliefs or intentions but acting according to another. The double-tongued insurance salesmen promised them that the new plan would reduce their premiums and costs significantly, knowing all the while that hidden charges and fees would make the plan more expensive overall.
References in periodicals archive
Some of the mnemonics he recommends for articulations are mind-boggling at first sight, such as "tee tsoo tsoo tee tee tsoo tsoo tsoo tee tsoo tee tee tsoo," in reference to a double-tongued
passage in Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No.
You won't find nearly as many words and phrases at the Double-Tongued Word Wrester (http://www.
Double-Tongued includes several citations that show newspaper reporters using the word as far back as 1984.
Joyu is double-tongued
, so he is not to be trusted," Egawa added.