a pack of lies

pack of lies

A number of false statements made to deliberately hide the truth. After the human resources manager performed a background check on the new applicant, she realized his resume was a pack of lies. I didn't do anything they said I did. It's all a pack of lies!
See also: lie, of, pack

a ˌpack of ˈlies

(informal) a lot of lies told at the same time: The police discovered that her story was a pack of lies.He told me a pack of lies when I asked him about previous jobs.
See also: lie, of, pack
References in classic literature ?
Sometimes the boy thought they must all be inventions, a pack of lies.
Your Honor," he cried, "never have I heard such a pack of lies told by so bare-faced a liar--