liar

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noun li·ar \ˈlī(-ə)r\

Definition of liar

  1. :  a person who tells lies has a reputation as a liar

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


LIAR Defined for English Language Learners

liar

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noun li·ar \ˈlī(-ə)r\

Definition of liar for English Language Learners

  • : a person who tells lies


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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