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lie through one's teeth meaning

  • To lie brazenly

  • [American idiom]
    to lie boldly.
    I knew she was lying through her teeth, but I didn't want to say so just then.
    I'm not lying through my teeth! I never do!

  • [American slang]
    Fig. to lie boldly.
      I knew she was lying through her teeth, but I didn't want to say so just then.
      If John denies it he's lying through his teeth, because I saw him do it.

Related Words

  1. lie on one's hands meaning
  2. lie on one's oars meaning
  3. lie out meaning
  4. lie out of meaning
  5. lie over meaning
  6. lie to meaning
  7. lie to so meaning
  8. lie under meaning
  9. lie up meaning
  10. lie with meaning
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