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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Li"ar
A person who knowingly utters falsehood; one who lies.

Etymology: OE. liere. See Lie to falsify

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A person who has lied or who lies repeatedly

From Middle English lier, from Old English lēogere (“liar, false witness, hypocrite”), from lēogan (“to lie, deceive, belie, betray, be in error, charge falsely”), equivalent to lie +‎ -er. Cognate with German Lügner (“liar”), Icelandic lygari (“liar”), Swedish lögnare (“liar”). More at lie.

  1. One who tells lies.

liar was also found in the following language(s): Spanish and Swedish

Fun Facts about the name Liar

  • How unique is the name Liar? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Liar was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Liar: Your name in reverse order is Rail. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ilra. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Liar born Nov 3, 2001

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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