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bold-faced liar

One who tells blatantly obvious and/or impudent untruths easily and with little or no attempt to disguise the lie. Everyone knows he is just a bold-faced liar. It's a wonder anyone believes a thing he says anymore.
See also: liar

bold-faced lie

A blatantly obvious and/or impudent untruth, one in which the liar does not attempt to disguise their mendacity. Sir, I have never done these things of which you accuse me; they are bold-faced lies, and nothing more.
See also: lie
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PEPPER-UPPER (5) This boldface word is given at the main entry pep in the OED.
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Liberally sprinkled with helpful charts and key points set in boldface, Cracking the Value Code underscores its arguments with a series of well-chosen examples involving companies like IBM, Charles Schwab, Starbucks, Idealab, Pfizer and Procter & Gamble.
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BOLDFACE Group Inc (OTCBB:BLBK), a celebrity beauty licensing company, on Tuesday announced a new partnership with Global Beauty Linx for distribution of the KHROMA BEAUTY brand in all EU territories.
Boldface Licensing + Branding has forged a licensing deal for Khroma Beauty by Kourtney, Kim and Khloe Kardashian.
This loss of brakes came as a surprise, but solid boldface knowledge and execution helped this pilot and crew bring a national treasure to a safe stop.