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Liar appears in many palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Liar spots top's rail.
  • May a liar trot, or trail a yam?
  • Deep stare: liar times a semi-trailer at speed.
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Definition of the noun liar

What does liar mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: liars

  1. a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly
    • examples: I was made out to be a liar. | If that's false, she's a liar. | Meros is anything but a liar. | That just goes to prove that you are a liar. | Whoever says so is a liar. | That fortune-teller is no better than a liar. | I am anything but a liar. | I suspected he was a liar. | I'm sorry that I had been viewing you as a liar until just a few minutes ago. | A shameless liar speaks smilingly.
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of liar: prevaricator
    • antonym of liar: square shooter
    • more generic words: beguiler / cheat / cheater / deceiver / slicker / trickster = someone who leads you to believe something that is not true
    • more specific terms:
    • instance: Ananias = a habitual liar

Alternative definition of the noun liar


  1. one who tells lies.


  1. Liar were a UK band formed in 1975. They released two albums, Straight from the Hip and Set the World on Fire and two singles, and toured internationally. A third album was recorded in Los Angeles but never released.
  2. Liar is a musical group.
    • album: "Gone Too Far"
  3. Liar is a German power metal band.
    • albums: "Cheatin' Games", "Nothing but the Truth"

There are other groups with in their name, like Jet Liar, Carolina Liar, She Is a Liar, Tenebrous Liar and Liar of Golgotha.


  1. "Liar" is a song by the British rock band Queen, written by the lead singer Freddie Mercury in 1970, and originally titled "Lover". The song featured on the band's 1973 debut album Queen. A heavily truncated version of "Liar" was released as a single—backed with "Doing All Right"—in the United States by Elektra Records in February 1974.
  2. "Liar" is the third studio album by the American alternative rock band The Jesus Lizard, which was released in 1992 by Touch and Go Records. The album is considered to be among the band's best work: according to Mark Demling of Allmusic, "Liar isn't quite the wildest or weirdest album the Jesus Lizard ever made, but it may well be the strongest, and perhaps the best." The artwork is "Allegory of Death" by painter Malcolm Bucknall, who also provided art for the album Down and the "Puss/Oh, the Guilt" split single with Nirvana. It was ranked as the 58th best album of the 1990s by the online music magazine Pitchfork Media.
  3. "Liar" es un el single del álbum So Far, So Good... So What! de la banda de thrash metal Megadeth. Este tema hace referencia a un ex-miembro de la banda, Chris Poland.
  4. "Liar" is a song by Rollins Band and the lead single from their fourth full-length album, Weight, released in 1994. It was the album's only charting single and one of the group's best known songs. "Liar" is something of a live favorite for Rollins Band, with its spoken verses usually improvised or changed somewhat from the studio take.
  5. "Liar" is an English language song by the Norwegian urban duo Madcon from their third studio album An InCONvenient Truth. The song was written by Kim Ofstad, Jonny Sjo, Hitesh Ceon, Yosef Woldemariam and Tshawe Shoore Baqwa and was released in 2008 in Norway and on 20 February 2009 in the UK. The song reached #2 in Norway and #65 in Germany.
  6. "Liar" is the third album by Vancouver dance punk band Fake Shark – Real Zombie!. It was released on February 14, 2013. The album is a bit of direction change for the band, and the first with label, Light Organ Records. Guests include Care Failure of the band Die Mannequin, Jimmy Urine of Mindless Self Indulgence, Steve Bays of Hot Hot Heat, and Henry Rollins.
  7. "Liar" is the fourth single by Eskimo Joe, taken from their debut album Girl. It was released as a double A side, with the single "Who Sold Her Out". The video for the "Liar", directed by Nash Edgerton, was nominated for 'Best Video' at the 2002 ARIA awards, won the 'Best Music Video' at SoundKilda and 'Best Music Video' at the 2003 Australian Teachers of Media Awards.
  8. "Liar" is the second studio album by South Korean entertainer Harisu, released on October 28, 2002. Musically similar to her first album, Temptation, Harisu describes Liar as being "very Euro/techno/house... a high-energy dance record with a very upbeat rhythm." A music video was filmed for the album's title track.
    • artist: Ha Ri-su
    • genre: K-pop
    • released on (12 years ago)
  9. "Liar" is the title of a number-one R&B single by group Profyle. The hit song spent one week at number-one on the US R&B chart and peaked at number fourteen on the US Pop chart.
  10. "Liar" is a composition.
  11. "LIAR" is a musical single of Akina Nakamori.
    • released on (25 years ago)


  1. "Liar" a.k.a. "Liar!" is a science fiction short story by American writer Isaac Asimov. It first appeared in the May 1941 issue of Astounding Science Fiction and was reprinted in the collections I, Robot and The Complete Robot. It was Asimov's third published positronic robot story. Although the word "robot" was introduced to the public by Czech writer Karel Čapek in his 1920 play R.U.R., Asimov's story "Liar!" contains the first recorded use of the word "robotics" according to the Oxford English Dictionary. In 1969 "Liar" was adapted into an episode of the British television series Out of the Unknown, although only a few short clips of this episode are known to exist. The events of this short story are also mentioned in the novel The Robots of Dawn written by the same author.
    • also known as 说假话的机器人
    • language: English Language
    • released in (74 years ago)
  2. "Liar" is a 2009 young adult thriller novel by Justine Larbalestier. It is written in first person from the point of view of a character named Micah Wilkins, who is a deliberate unreliable narrator.
    • language: English Language
    • released in (6 years ago)
    • award: - Carl Brandon Kindred Award, received by Justine Larbalestier


  1. "Liar" is a film.
  2. "Liar" is a 2012 short drama film written and directed by Adam Garnet Jones.
  3. "Liar" is a 2009 drama film written and directed by Tom Geens.
  4. "Liar" is a 1996 short documentary film, directed by Damien de Pierpont.
    • also known as Menteur
    • country: Belgium
    • language: French
    • cinematography by Elin Kirschfink
    • genre: Documentary film
    • released in (19 years ago)
  5. "Liar" is 2013 short, drama, thriller film written and directed by Todd Braley.


  1. liaR is a gene.
  2. Liar is a TV program, begun in (13 years ago).

Phrases with Liar

  1. Liar Loan
  2. Liar's Mortgage

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Liar

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Google previewProverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages (1888)

A great talker is a great liar. A")'. 6. A half-a-truth is better than a whole lie. 7. A liar is a bravo towards God and a coward towards man. 8. A liar is a nuisance ...

Google previewSecrets of the Paradox (2013)

Solving the Liar and other logical problems by Micheal D. Winterburn

For the dialetheists, the Liar is a tolerable oddity; annoying, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Philosophical Logic (2009)

by Roy T. Cook

liar sentence 171 The term “Leibniz's law” is also sometimes used to refer to the conjunction of the identity of indiscernibles and the indiscernibility of identicals. See also: Higher-order Logic, Necessity of Identity LEMMA A lemma is a theorem ...

Google previewDictionary of Philosophy (2002)

by Alan Lacey

Liar. paradox . 'This statement is false' seems to be false if true, and true if false. Traditionally attributed to Epimenides the Cretan in the (inadequate) form, 'All Cretans are liars', this paradox is often called a semantic PARADOX. It raises ...

Google previewDictionary of Proverbs (2005)

by George Latimer Apperson, Martin H. Manser

Liar and Liars.

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Quotes about Liar

The eyes,
Of a liar,
Are big,
And full of tears.

The eyes,
Of a liar,
Are blue,
And ugly.

The eyes,
Of a liar.
Are ungrateful,
And unforgiving.

The eyes,
Of a liar,
Are not mine,
But are yours. (Dragon Crenshaw)
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Scrabble value of L1I1A1R1

The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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