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untrue

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adjective un·true \-ˈtrü\

Simple Definition of untrue

  • : not true

  • : not loyal to someone or something : not honest

Full Definition of untrue

  1. 1 :  not faithful :  disloyal

  2. 2 :  not according with a standard of correctness :  not level or exact

  3. 3 :  not according with the facts :  false

un·tru·ly play \-ˈtrü-lē\ adverb

Examples of untrue

  1. He made untrue statements to the press.

  2. Her lover had been untrue.



Before 12th Century

First Known Use of untrue

before 12th century


UNTRUE Defined for Kids

untrue

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adjective un·true \ˌən-ˈtrü\

Definition of untrue

  1. 1 :  not correct :  false

  2. 2 :  not faithful :  disloyal





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