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What do you call that phony person who favours and compliments you in front other people, such as your friends or family, but in general they normally aren't that way to you? They could be aloof and grim even without the company of these people.

I'm guessing "two-faced" or "phony" would seem the appropriate terms here, but is there something more specific and/or more suited?

marked as duplicate by user140086, NVZ, Mari-Lou A single-word-requests Jul 3 '16 at 23:05

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  • Pick one in the linked answers. There is another one. english.stackexchange.com/questions/292965/… You need to write an example sentence where the word would be used. That can help other users to come up with suggestios that can fit in your context. – user140086 Jul 2 '16 at 6:02
  • Bless that guy for being sensible. "If you are satisfied, tell others. If not, tell us." What do you want? – Kris Jul 2 '16 at 7:10