Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Having two faces or surfaces.
  • adj. Hypocritical or double-dealing; deceitful.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. having two faces or plane surfaces
  • adj. deceitful, hypocritical or duplicitous

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having two faces, like the Roman deity Janus.
  • Double-faced in intention; double-dealing; practising duplicity.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. marked by deliberate deceptiveness especially by pretending one set of feelings and acting under the influence of another
  • adj. having two faces--one looking to the future and one to the past

Etymologies

From two- +‎ faced. (Wiktionary)

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