Definition of liar in English:

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liar

Pronunciation: /ˈlī(ə)r/

noun

A person who tells lies.
Example sentences
  • The liars, the traitors, the thugs, and the outlaws cannot be handed the destiny of a nation like India.
  • They should not be abandoned to the tender mercies of manipulative liars and gold-diggers.
  • In a world full of liars, cheaters and the deceitful, who has always given me honesty?
Synonyms
deceiver, fibber, perjurer, false witness, fabricator, equivocator;
fabulist
informal storyteller

Origin

Old English lēogere (see lie2, -ar4).

Words that rhyme with liar

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Syllabification: li·ar

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