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1. liar

noun. ['ˈlaɪɝ'] a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly.

Synonyms

  • trickster
  • cheat
  • slicker
  • storyteller
  • fabricator
  • beguiler
  • false witness
  • perjurer
  • cheater
  • fibber
  • prevaricator

Antonyms

  • undercharge

Etymology

  • lier (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • leogere (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word liar


1. Noun, singular or mass
Catching someone in a lie and confronting him about it is less offensive than outright calling him a liar.

Quotes containing the word liar


1. Hope is the only universal liar who never loses his reputation for veracity.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

2. Is it true that you shouted at Professor Umbridge?""Yes.""You called her a liar?""Yes.""You told her He Who Must Not Be Named is back?""Yes.""Have a biscuit, Potter.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

3. Doubt thou the stars are fire;Doubt that the sun doth move;Doubt truth to be a liar;But never doubt I love.
- William Shakespeare, Hamlet

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