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liar

[lahy-er] /ˈlaɪ ər/
noun
1.
a person who tells lies.
Origin of liar
950
before 950; Middle English lier, Old English lēogere. See lie1, -ar1
Can be confused
liar, lyre.
Synonyms
falsifier, perjurer, prevaricator.
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liar

/ˈlaɪə/
noun
1.
a person who has lied or lies repeatedly
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liar

n.

early 13c., from Old English leogere "liar, false witness," agent noun from Anglian legan, West Saxon leogan "be untruthful, lie" (see lie (v.1)). "The form in -ar is probably in imitation of the refashioned forms such as scholar for scoler and pillar for piler." [Barnhart]

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