An evading; specif., an avoiding of a duty, question, etc. by deceit or cleverness
(Law) A false or deceitful seeming to undertake a thing for the purpose of defeating or destroying it.
Something meant to deceive or mistakenly accepted as true:
A covering of contrasting material to decorate or protect a building, brick wall, etc.
An equivocal word or expression.
(By extension, music) A rhythm commonly used in blues music. Consists of a series of triplet notes with the middle note missing, so that it sounds like a long note followed by a short note. Sounds like a walker dragging one foot.
The act of abandoning something or someone, of changing sides; desertion; betrayal.
(Pejorative) A word used to qualify a statement so as to make it potentially misleading.
(Chiefly Brit.) Wordy, vague, or indecisive talk or writing
The definition of a double entendre is a word that can have two meanings, usually with one being risqué.
(Carpentry) Full extent; distance between extreme limits; especially; the distance between the nearest surfaces of two bodies, or the space between walls.
Find another word for equivocation. In this page you can discover 19 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for equivocation, like: quibbling, evasion, prevarication, lie, directness, meeting, facing, ambiguity, equivoque, euphemism and hedge.