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A person who belies someone or something; especially: (a) one who gives a false representation or account; a slanderer or libeller; (b) a denier. Usually with of.
Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Miles Coverdale (1488–1569), Bible translator and bishop of Exeter. From belie + -er.
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