mythomane

mythomane

[mith-uh-meyn]
noun
1.
a person with a strong or irresistible propensity for fantasizing, lying, or exaggerating.
adjective
2.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a mythomane.

Origin:
1950–55; perhaps back formation from mythomania

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