Definitions of Janus-faced
  1. adjective
    marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
    synonyms: ambidextrous, deceitful, double-dealing, double-faced, double-tongued, duplicitous, two-faced
    dishonest, dishonorable
    deceptive or fraudulent; disposed to cheat or defraud or deceive
  2. adjective
    having two faces--one looking to the future and one to the past
    synonyms: two-faced
    having a face or facing especially of a specified kind or number; often used in combination
  3. adjective
    having or concerned with polarities or contrasts
    “a Janus-faced view of history”
    “a Janus-faced policy”
    having two poles
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