Friday, March 22, 2013

cliché: a bald faced liar

Meaning: undisguised or brazen liar (definition).

Example: The bald faced liar, it was as if his lie was his show of contempt.

Origin: 1640-1650 but with no explanation. Self-explanatory with expression? (Source.)

  • bare faced liar
  • open faced liar
  • wide faced liar
  • plain faced liar
  • blunt mugged liar
  • simple looking liar
  • wide-eyed liar

Discussion: Sometimes confused with bold faced liar, though they have slightly different meanings.

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