lie through your teeth

lie through your teeth

If someone lies through their teeth, they tell obvious lies and do not seem to be embarrassed about this. We ought to be mad that public officials lie through their teeth. `We were on vacation in Barbados a few years ago and we met Brad Pitt in a bar,' says Phil, lying through his teeth. Note: In British English, you can also say that someone lies in their teeth. I should have known he was lying in his teeth when he said he would pay more than we were owed.
See also: lie, teeth, through

lie through your teeth (or in your throat)

tell an outright lie without remorse. informal
See also: lie, teeth, through

lie through your ˈteeth

(informal) tell very obvious lies without being embarrassed: The witness was clearly lying through his teeth.
See also: lie, teeth, through