Bullshit artist

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bullshit artist

Also, bull artist. A person who habitually exaggerates, flatters, or talks nonsense. For example, Don't believe a word of ithe's a bullshit artist. Both versions are considered vulgar slang. The first dates from the 1940s, the second from the World War I period.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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