Boldfaced lie - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
bold-faced lie (redirected from boldfaced lie)
A blatantly obvious and/or impudent untruth, one in which the liar does not attempt to disguise his or her mendacity. Sir, I have never done these things of which you accuse me; they are bold-faced lies, and nothing more.
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To say that more management will solve our problems now is disingenuous at best, and a boldfaced lie
Israel claims that Iran has a military nuclear program, which is a boldfaced lie
To add insult to injury, the boldfaced lie
and comments of the nurse with whom the patient's fried last had contacted is almost inconceivable.
They were gulled into staying on the transplant list with assurances that everything was going as scheduled even though it was a boldfaced lie
as UCI did not have medical doctors available to perform organ transplantations.