Definition of lyingly in US English:



  • See lying

    • ‘Days later the army arrives with the coffin, pompously and lyingly informing the family that ‘the deceased was the victim of a terrorist attack.’’
    • ‘Immigration has reached ‘a crunch point,’ he lyingly claimed, before extolling the draconian measures already taken by his government to restrict immigration.’
    • ‘‘I'd have to talk to my mom, but it sounds fun’ said Jacob half lyingly.’
    • ‘God actively hates every sin and if you are living as a sinner lives - selfishly and lyingly and worldly - then God's hand is lifted up to smash you and put you in hell.’