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mythomane

[ mith-uh-meyn ]
/ ˈmɪθ əˌmeɪn /
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noun

a person with a strong or irresistible propensity for fantasizing, lying, or exaggerating.

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of a mythomane.

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Origin of mythomane

First recorded in 1950–55; perhaps back formation from mythomania
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