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 Dictionary entry overview: What does prevaricator mean? 

  The noun PREVARICATOR has 1 sense:

1. a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly

  Familiarity information: PREVARICATOR used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1prevaricator [BACK TO TOP]


A person who has lied or who lies repeatedly

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


liar; prevaricator

Hypernyms ("prevaricator" is a kind of...):

beguiler; cheat; cheater; deceiver; slicker; trickster (someone who leads you to believe something that is not true)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "prevaricator"):

false witness; perjurer (a person who deliberately gives false testimony)

fabricator; fibber; storyteller (someone who tells lies)

Instance hyponyms:

Ananias (a habitual liar (after a New Testament character who was struck dead for lying))

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