American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One that tells lies.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who lies; a person who knowingly utters falsehood; one who deceives by false report or representation.
- n. One who tells lies.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A person who knowingly utters falsehood; one who lies.
- n. a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly
- From Middle English lier, from Old English lēogere ("liar, false witness, hypocrite"), from lēogan ("to lie, deceive, belie, betray, be in error, charge falsely"), equivalent to lie + -er. Cognate with German Lügner ("liar"), Icelandic lygari ("liar"). More at lie. (Wiktionary)
“Because of the emotional impact of the label liar, be sure to label the behavior, not the child i.e., “What you said is a lie” versus “You are a liar!””
“He stared at her intently, as if the word liar were printed across the bridge of her nose.”
“Stated income loans only deserve the moniker "liar loans" because they were abused by banks and given to borrowers who lacked the income to qualify full doc.”
“And so now, the fact that Giannoulias accurately called a liar a liar is made out to be as equally bad as the actual lying because OH MY STARS AND GARTERS YOU HAVE INFLAMMED DAVID GREGORY'S SENSE OF PROPRIETY!”
“Where I come from a liar is a liar and labeled as such.”
“So for the GOP to call him a liar is the level of respect that is given to our President.”
“In our society, to call someone a liar is the height of insulting.”
“Being called a liar is not only disrespectful and insubordinate, but most importantly an ACCUSATION – no ifs ands or buts.”
“And this liar is an old one; we know him many years.”
“Hillary only want to steal the nomination, i guess when you break this down, a liar is also a thief.”
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