Definition of LYING

present participle of lie



Definition of LYING

:  marked by or containing falsehoods :  false <a lying account of the accident>

Examples of LYING

  1. <that lying son of a gun told me that the used car had never been in an accident>

Origin of LYING

Middle English leghynge, present participle of lien to lie
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with LYING

LIE Defined for Kids


Definition of LYING for Kids

present participle of lie
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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