Barefaced Liar

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Barefaced Liar : Phrases


Bold, audacious, impudent, or shameless.


Many boys in the neighbourhood group were brought up with no parental guidance and several were
barefaced liars.


Shakespeare first recorded
barefaced in A Midsummer Night's Dream as beardless with no hair upon the face . By 1825, the phrase became the barefacedness of the lie and Harriet Beecher Stowe writes of a barefaced lie in Uncle Tom's Cabin.

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