a wolf in sheep's clothing meaning

[American slang]
Fig. a dangerous person pretending to be harmless.
  Carla thought the handsome stranger was gentle and kind, but Susan suspected he was a wolf in sheep's clothing.
  Mimi: Why shouldn't I go out with David? He's the nicest man I've ever met. Alan: He's a wolf in sheep's clothing, Mimi. Can't you tell?

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