Definitions for ananiasˌæn əˈnaɪ əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

An•a•ni•asˌæn əˈnaɪ əs(n.)

  1. a man who was struck dead for lying. Acts. 5:1–5.

    Category: Bible

  2. a liar.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ananias(noun)

    a habitual liar (after a New Testament character who was struck dead for lying)


  1. Ananias(ProperNoun)

    Any of certain members of the early Christian church.

  2. Ananias(ProperNoun)


  3. Origin: From Ἁνανίας, from חנניה.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. ananias

    1. The first ad-writer. 2. Any person who adapts the truth to his needs. 3. An ancient Saint George who slew the dragon Truth--hence, any popular hero or revealer who displays his grinders.


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