Definition of mendaciously in US English:



  • See mendacious

    • ‘Meanwhile, Hubie tries to elude his long-suffering wife, whom he all but stands up on their wedding anniversaries and keeps mendaciously promising to whirl about a nightclub dance floor.’
    • ‘Everything will be done,’ he told a colleague from the newspaper mendaciously.’
    • ‘You cannot let them, as the old legal adage has it, mendaciously cry ‘fire’ in a crowded theatre.’
    • ‘And our media now muddle or mendaciously confuse what the public happens to be interested in with older concepts of ‘the public interest’.’
    • ‘Obviously this is mendaciously disingenuous coming from the erstwhile Prince of Darkness who has torpedoed many a career with anonymous briefings to journalists.’