What does liar mean?

Definitions for liarˈlaɪ ər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word liar.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. liar, prevaricator(noun)

    a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly


  1. liar(Noun)

    one who tells lies.

  2. Origin: From lier, from leogere, from leogan, equivalent to . Cognate with Lügner, lygari. More at lie.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Liar(noun)

    a person who knowingly utters falsehood; one who lies

  2. Origin: [OE. liere. See Lie to falsify.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Liar

    lī′ar, n. one who lies. [Lie.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. liar

    1. One who tells the truth about something that never happened; hence, a poet, a preacher, a politician, or an Arctic explorer. 2. An expert witness on the side of the Prosecution, or any witness called by the Defense. 3. One who reasons far ahead of his time; a seer. (As all combinations of facts must occur in endless time, the liar, no matter how absurd his statement, is uttering a truth, because he is stating a fact that has occurred or will occur at some future date. Thus, a liar, in the sense of one who utters a falsehood, can not be said, strictly speaking, to exist. As dirt is merely nectar in the process of evolving, so a liar is an observer born out of his time. He is the victim of a divine prank.)

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Anagrams for liar »

  1. aril, lair, lari, lira, rail, rial

  2. Lair

  3. Rial


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of liar in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of liar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Trump:

    You are the biggest liar.

  2. Bridget Anne Kelly:

    David Wildstein is a liar.

  3. Quintilian:

    A liar should have a good memory.

  4. Douglas Malloch:

    The biggest liar in the world is They Say.

  5. Jean Cocteau:

    The poet is a liar who always speaks the truth.

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