li·​er ˈlī(-ə)r How to pronounce lier (audio)
plural liers
: one that lies (as in ambush) compare liar

Word History

First Known Use

1583, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lier was in 1583

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Cite this Entry

“Lier.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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