Liar meaning

līər
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A person who tells lies.
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One who tells lies.
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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.

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One that tells lies.
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Origin of liar

  • From Middle English lier, from Old English lÄ“ogere (“liar, false witness, hypocrite"), from lÄ“ogan (“to lie, deceive, belie, betray, be in error, charge falsely"), equivalent to lie +"Ž -er. Cognate with German Lügner (“liar"), Icelandic lygari (“liar"). More at lie.

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