Deceitful vs Chaunter - What's the difference?

deceitful | chaunter |


As an adjective deceitful

is deliberately misleading or cheating.

As a noun chaunter is

(uk|slang|obsolete) a street seller of ballads and other broadsides.

deceitful

English

Alternative forms

* deceiptful (obsolete) * deceiptfull (obsolete) * deceitfull (archaic)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • deliberately misleading or cheating
  • deceptive in multiple ways
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    chaunter

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (UK, slang, obsolete) A street seller of ballads and other broadsides.
  • (colloquial) A deceitful, tricky dealer or horse jockey.
  • * Dickens
  • He was a horse chaunter ; he's a leg now.
  • The chanter or flute of a bagpipe.
  • (Webster 1913) ----