Meaning of “forked tongue” in the English Dictionary

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"forked tongue" in British English

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forked tonguenoun

uk /ˌfɔːkt ˈtʌŋ/ us /ˌfɔːrkt ˈtʌŋ/
speak with a forked tongue

to tell lies or say one thing and mean something else

(Definition of “forked tongue” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)