adjective \-ˈtrüth-fəl\

: not telling the truth : not truthful

Full Definition of UNTRUTHFUL

:  not containing or telling the truth :  false, inaccurate <an untruthful report>
un·truth·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
un·truth·ful·ness noun

Examples of UNTRUTHFUL

  1. <an unintentionally untruthful statement that the candidate later corrected>
  2. <the political action committee was slammed for spreading untruthful smears about the candidate and his wife>

First Known Use of UNTRUTHFUL

circa 1843


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