mendacious definition

  • adjective:
    • Lying; untruthful: a mendacious youngster.
    • fake; false: a mendacious statement. See Synonyms at dishonest.
    • lying, untruthful or dishonest
    • untrue or untrue
    • Given to deception or falsehood; lying.
    • fake; counterfeit; containing falsehood.
    • deliberately untrue
    • given to lying
  • others:
    • Given to lying; speaking falsely; falsifying.
    • getting the character of a lie; false; untrue: as, a mendacious report; mendacious legends.

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