dissembler meaning

dissembler meaning

Definitions of dissembler
  1. noun

    a person who professes beliefs and opinions that he or she does not hold in order to conceal his or her real feelings or motives

    synonyms:
    dissimulator, hypocrite, phoney, phony, pretender

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    types:

    charmer, smoothie, smoothy, sweet talker

    someone with an assured and ingratiating manner
    Tartufe, Tartuffe

    a hypocrite who pretends to religious piety (after the protagonist in a play by Moliere)
    whited sepulcher, whited sepulchre

    a person who is inwardly evil but outwardly professes to be virtuous

    type of:

    beguiler, cheat, cheater, deceiver, slicker, trickster

    someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
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