bald-faced

[bawld-feyst]
adjective
barefaced ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1640–50

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bald-faced

adjective
1. (of animals) having white markings on the face 
2. unrestrained by convention or propriety; "an audacious trick to pull"; "a barefaced hypocrite"; "the most bodacious display of tourism this side of Anaheim"- Los Angeles Times; "bald-faced lies"; "brazen arrogance"; "the modern world with its quick material successes and insolent belief in the boundless possibilities of progress"- Bertrand Russell [syn: audacious
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Example sentences
He seems happy to engage in factual distortion and, occasionally, the politician's bald-faced lie.
The rest of the column is a mishmash of half-truths and bald-faced lies.
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