Definition of perjured in US English:

perjured

adjective

Law
  • 1(of evidence) involving willfully told untruths.

    • ‘People were convicted on perjured testimony as witnesses were bribed or coerced into lying.’
    • ‘Prosecutors routinely relied on perjured police testimony to obtain convictions.’
    • ‘She describes Mary's perjured testimony and agrees to a public apology and the damage suit paid in full.’
    • ‘Even if the malpractice case was lost, the defense can claim that the perjured testimony was unimportant or was a result of honest confusion.’
    • ‘They went on to give perjured evidence about this.’
    1. 1.1 (of a person) guilty of perjury.
      ‘a perjured witness’

Pronunciation

perjured

/ˈpərjərd//ˈpərdʒərd/