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Meaning of PREVARICATOR

Pronunciation:  pri'varu`keytur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly
 

PREVARICATOR is a 12 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: liar
 
 Antonyms: square shooter, straight arrow, straight shooter
 
 See Also: Ananias, beguiler, cheat, cheater, deceiver, fabricator, false witness, fibber, perjurer, slicker, storyteller, trickster

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*var"i*ca`tor\, n. [L. praevaricator: cf. F.
pr['e]varicateur.]
1. One who prevaricates.

2. (Roman Law) A sham dealer; one who colludes with a
   defendant in a sham prosecution.

3. One who betrays or abuses a trust. --Prynne.

 

 

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