barefaced liar

barefaced liar

One who tells blatantly obvious or impudent untruths easily and with little or no attempt to disguise the lie. Everyone knows he is just a barefaced liar. It's a wonder anyone believes a thing he says anymore.
See also: barefaced, liar
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"You've nothing to say for yourself because you know you're a barefaced liar.
Fury over uplift charges Dear Editor, I'd like to say the council's decision to introduce new charges of PS25 for householders requesting special uplifts was a surprise - but that would make me a barefaced liar.
The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines earlier called Nieto a 'barefaced liar' for 'endangering' a Filipino photojournalist's life "on unfounded reasons."
Delhi-based Barefaced Liar and Circus along with ZnG from Bhutan and Eman's Conspiracy from Maldives complete the extensive line-up.
The participating bands include What's In The Name (Mumbai), Barefaced Liar (Delhi), ZnG (Bhutan), Circus (Delhi), Biuret (Korea), Stigmata (Sri Lanka), Eman's Conspiracy (Maldives), Papon And The East Indian Company (Mumbai), Pardis (Afghanistan), Susmit Sen Chronicles (Delhi), LRB (Bangladesh), Strings (Pakistan), Advaita (India), Raghu Dixit Project (India) and Albatross (Nepal).
And the poll of more than 1000 people was carried out BEFORE SALMOND's disastrous week, which saw two of his backbench MSPsresign from the party and himbranded a "barefaced liar" byLabour.
Today, that same issue has not only emerged to bite him in the proverbial backside, but is threatening to expose him on a grand moral scale for being a barefaced liar, albeit allegedly, since the only evidence of his late mother's US citizenship so far has been the appearance of her name on a voting register, which is only possible if she is a US citizen.
Anyone who tells you different is a barefaced liar."
As each day passes it becomes more and more obvious - to this sceptical observer at least - that not only are we in the throes of the most savage recession in living memory we also have the most ineffably incompetent government since...well, since Edward Heath proved that being both a blunderer and a barefaced liar is no bar to the premiership.
I got to the driver's door and I said to her 'what the hell do you think you are doing?"' He said the woman told him she had been driving at the time of the accident in High Street, Smethwick and he angrily called her "a barefaced liar".
To support Ms Monsod on China being a 'barefaced liar,' I have one example which I've tagged 'chewing gum diplomacy':
Delhi- based band Barefaced Liar will open for them at Rendevouz.
GRAN Kay Wilson stripped off to help a charity but was then shown to be a barefaced liar over her PS75,000 benefit claims.
Labour have cited the exchange as evidence Salmond is a "barefaced liar" after the SNP Government finally admitted they have never taken legal advice on Scotland's entry to the EU after independence.
The footage, which was shot at a hotel in Wakefield, West Yorkshire proves she is a barefaced liar.