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A person who habitually exaggerates or tells lies.‘he's spent a lot of time listening to bilge artists bend the truth’
- ‘I'm no bilge artist, but there's a beaut way of going out there.’
- ‘You're a proper bilge artist—all the consensus nonsense you spout is quite sad.’
- ‘Just look at the parade of southern blow-ins and bilge artists we’ve had over the years.’
- ‘Possibly this prolific bilge artist has at last found his true forte.’
- ‘It's a pity that the unionist position is so poorly represented by the current crop of dunces and bilge artists.’
- ‘Here's a prime example from the noted bilge artist himself, once again vying for the Lifetime Achievement in Self-Promotion title.’
- ‘You continue to work for less than peanuts promoting the world's biggest bores and bilge artists.’
- ‘He's spent a lot of time listening to bilge artists bend the truth, and even more time trying to straighten it.’
- ‘Hollywood bilge artists even depicted it happening, in one move after another.’
- ‘He's a bilge artist, guv—if he was really any use in his job, he'd be a professor by now, not a bloody lecturer.’
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