noun li·ar \ˈlī(-ə)r\

: a person who tells lies

Full Definition of LIAR

:  a person who tells lies

Examples of LIAR

  1. She called him a dirty liar.
  2. <she knew he was a liar when he started claiming that he was an astronaut>

Origin 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


noun li·ar \ˈlī-ər\

Definition of LIAR for Kids

:  a person who tells lies


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