Origin of liarMiddle English lier from Old English leogere from base of leogan (akin to Old High German liugari): see lie
The definition of a liar is someone who tells lies.
An example of liar is a sixteen year old who goes out to bars with a fake id every weekend.
One that tells lies.
- One who tells lies.
- I don't think you're a liar at all.
- " But the liar was enamoured of this wench, whose name was Helen, and had bought her and had her to wife, and it was out of respect for his disciples that he invented this fairy-tale" (Ref.
- 'Shaftesbury, doubtless no friendly witness, speaks of him as .an inveterate liar, "proud, ambitious, revengeful, false, prodigal and covetous to the highest degree," 4 and Burnet supports his unfavourable judgment to a great extent.
- You are either a liar or very good!
- "I will allow no one to call me a liar!" cried Rostov.