AskDefine | Define liar

Dictionary Definition

liar n : a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly [syn: prevaricator] [ant: square shooter]

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English

Pronunciation

Homophones

Noun

  1. one who tells lies.

Translations

one who tells lies

Spanish

Etymology

Latin ligare

Verb

  1. to bind, to tie.
  2. to deceive.

Conjugation

Derived terms

Extensive Definition

A liar is one who tells lies.
The name Liar may refer to:

Fiction

  • The Liar, a 1991 novel by Stephen Fry
  • Liar!, a short story by Isaac Asimov appearing in the 1950 collection I, Robot

Movies

Music

Others

  • Liar paradox, one of the classical paradoxes of logic (often referred to as "the liar").
  • Liar, a shortlived BBC gameshow hosted by Paul Kaye

Liars

Liars may refer to:
liar in German: Lügner
liar in Spanish: Liar (desambiguación)
liar in Russian: Liar (значения)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Ananias, Baron Munchausen, Father of Lies, Satan, Sir John Mandeville, consummate liar, dirty liar, equivocator, fabricator, fabulist, false witness, falsifier, fibber, fibster, habitual liar, mythomaniac, palterer, pathological liar, perjurer, prevaricator, pseudologist, pseudologue, spinner of yarns, storyteller, teller of tales, yarn spinner, yarner
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