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liar

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noun li·ar \ˈlī(-ə)r\

Simple Definition of liar

  • : a person who tells lies

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of liar

  1. :  a person who tells lies

Examples of liar in a sentence

  1. She called him a dirty liar.

  2. <she knew he was a liar when he started claiming that he was an astronaut>



Origin and Etymology of liar

Middle English, from Old English lēogere, from lēogan to lie — more at lie


First Known Use: before 12th century

Rhymes with liar


LIAR Defined for Kids

liar

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noun li·ar \ˈlī-ər\

Definition of liar for Students

  1. :  a person who tells lies





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