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Definition of "lying" []

  • Present participle of lie1. (verb)
  • Present participle of lie2. (verb)
  • Disposed to or characterized by untruth: a lying witness. See Synonyms at dishonest. (adjective)

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Use "lying" in a sentence
  • "And you ignore the fact that Clinton pissed away 3 years of his term lying about getting a blow-job from a 22 year old in the oval office?"
  • "Is that what they call lying in Obamaland these days, "aggressive rhetoric"?"
  • "And Sarah Palin lashing out at what she calls lying, pathetic bloggers."