- s given to lying
a mendacious child
- s intentionally untrue
a mendacious statement
- The CFO style maybe lush but he cannot be mendacious nor can he dither on the agreed clauses.
- The warlord's accusations are mendacious and are only being made to divert attention from the human rights violations.
- In one excerpt cited in the book, Trink describes the women as "meretricious, avaricious, mendacious and bone lazy.
- Ben Bradshaw in BBC News
Mr Bradshaw added he was not surprised the BMA's petition had attracted so many signatures given the "misleading and mendacious" nature of its campaign.
- Tendai Biti in Zimbabwe Times
In this regard, it is critical that wise counsel should prevail and these talks should be allowed to run their natural course,Biti said. "History will judge harshly those who were insincere, mendacious or negotiated with other agendas...
- Andrew Rawnsley in New York Times
...is the word most often used to describe him, but that is on the mild end of an adjectival spectrum that includes tortured, angry, gauche, uncomfortable, volatile and "routinely roasted in the media as a semi-autistic, mendacious...