What does false witness mean?

Definitions for false witness

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word false witness.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. perjurer, false witness(noun)

    a person who deliberately gives false testimony


  1. false witness(Noun)

    A perjurer; a deceptive or misleading witness.

  2. false witness(Noun)

    Deceptive public statements.


  1. False Witness

    False Witness is an Australian television mini-series produced by Screentime Australia for the Australian subscription television channel UK.TV. Commissioned as part of its required drama output, UK.TV has previously made Make or Break and Supernova. The two-part mini-series premiered in Australia on both UK.TV and BBC HD on 11 and 12 January 2009.

Editors Contribution

  1. false witness

    retelling details of an event at which you were not present

    People bear false witness when they proclaim events told in the Bible as actual occurrences.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of false witness in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of false witness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Renee Ellmers:

    As someone who has been targeted by completely false accusations and innuendo, I have been moved by the outpouring of support and prayers from my colleagues, constituents and friends. Now I will be praying for those who find it acceptable to bear false witness.

Images & Illustrations of false witness

  1. false witness

Translations for false witness

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for false witness »


Find a translation for the false witness definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these false witness definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"false witness." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 17 Mar. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/false witness>.

Are we missing a good definition for false witness? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for false witness:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.