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liar

[ lahy-er ]
/ ˈlaɪ ər /
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noun

a person who tells lies.

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Origin of liar

before 950; Middle English lier,Old English lēogere.See lie1, -ar1

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH liar

liar , lyre
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British Dictionary definitions for liar

liar
/ (ˈlaɪə) /

noun

a person who has lied or lies repeatedly
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