1. [syn: liar, prevaricator]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Liar \Li"ar\ (l[imac]"[~e]r), n. [OE. liere. See Lie to
A person who knowingly utters falsehood; one who lies.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly [syn: liar,
prevaricator] [ant: square shooter, straight arrow,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
27 Moby Thesaurus words for "liar":
Ananias, Baron Munchausen, Father of Lies, Satan,
Sir John Mandeville, consummate liar, dirty liar, equivocator,
fabricator, fabulist, false witness, falsifier, fibber, fibster,
habitual liar, mythomaniac, palterer, pathological liar, perjurer,
prevaricator, pseudologist, pseudologue, spinner of yarns,
storyteller, teller of tales, yarn spinner, yarner
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):
(Previously "C-Scheme") A Scheme implementation
by the MIT Scheme Team (Chris Hanson, Jim Miller, Bill
Rozas, and many others) with a rich set of utilities, a
compiler called Liar and an editor called Edwin.
MIT Scheme includes an interpreter, large run-time
library, Emacs macros, native-code compiler, emacs-like
editor, and a source-level debugger.
MIT Scheme conforms fully with R4RS and almost with the
IEEE Scheme standard. It runs on Motorola 68000:
HP9000, Sun-3, NeXT; MIPS: Decstation, Sony, SGI;
HP-PA: 600, 700, 800; VAX: Ultrix, BSD, DEC Alpha:
OSF; Intel i386: MS-DOS, MS Windows, and various other
See also: LAP, Schematik, Scode.
Usenet newsgroup: news:comp.lang.scheme.c.
Mailing list: email@example.com (cross-posted to
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):
LIAR, n. A lawyer with a roving commission.