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liar

a person who does not tell the truth; falsifier, perjurer, prevaricator: a dirty, rotten liar
Not to be confused with:
lyre – a stringed musical instrument
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li·ar

 (lī′ər)
n.
One that tells lies.
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liar

(ˈlaɪə)
n
a person who has lied or lies repeatedly
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li•ar

(ˈlaɪ ər)

n.
a person who tells lies.
[before 950; Middle English lier, Old English lēogere. See lie1, -ar1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liar - a person who has lied or who lies repeatedlyliar - a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly
beguiler, cheater, deceiver, trickster, slicker, cheat - someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
false witness, perjurer - a person who deliberately gives false testimony
fabricator, fibber, storyteller - someone who tells lies
square shooter, straight arrow, straight shooter - a frank and honest person
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liar

noun falsifier, storyteller (informal), perjurer, fibber, fabricator, prevaricator He was a liar and a cheat.
Quotations
"A liar should have a good memory" [Quintilian Institutio Oratoria]
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liar

noun
One who tells lies:
Informal: storyteller.
Law: perjurer.
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Translations
كَذّابكَذَّابٌ
lhář-ka
løgnerløgnhals
valehtelija
lažljivaclažov
hazug
lygari
嘘つき
거짓말쟁이
melagis
kłamcałgarz
klamár
lažnivec
lögnare
คนโกหก
kẻ nói dối

liar

[ˈlaɪəʳ] Nmentiroso/a m/f, embustero/a m/f
liar!¡mentira!
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liar

[ˈlaɪər] nmenteur/euse m/f
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liar

nLügner(in) m(f)
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liar

[ˈlaɪəʳ] nbugiardo/a
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lie1

(lai) noun
a false statement made with the intention of deceiving. It would be a lie to say I knew, because I didn't.
verbpresent participle ˈlying: past tense, past participle lied
to say etc something which is not true, with the intention of deceiving. There's no point in asking her – she'll just lie about it.
liar (ˈlaiə) noun
a person who tells lies, especially as a habit. You can't trust what she says – she's such a liar.

see also lay1.
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liar

كَذَّابٌ lhář løgner Lügner ψεύτης mentiroso valehtelija menteur lažljivac bugiardo 嘘つき 거짓말쟁이 leugenaar løgner kłamca mentiroso лжец lögnare คนโกหก yalancı kẻ nói dối 说谎者
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liar

n., a. embustero-a, mentiroso-a.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
They contacted LIADA, who reinstated Nicaragua as an official member in 2007.
"Hannibal's Elephant Girl" is a historically based tale of Liada, a girl of twelve years who lived in 229 BCE in the time of Hannibal between the first and second Punic Wars.
Eras, una mitad liada abajo y otra mitad hacia arriba; una mitad de tierra y otra mitad de cielo; un mitad de carne y otra mitad de alas; carne tu forma fisica; alon tu forma lirica; y si eso no bastara para llamarte alado: alas en tu caballo, alas en tu sombrero, alas todo tu poncho.