Definition of belie verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    belie

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//bɪˈlaɪ//
     
    (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they belie
     
    he / she / it belies
     
    past simple belied
     
    -ing form belying
     
     
    jump to other results
  1. 1belie something to give a false impression of someone or something Her energy and youthful good looks belie her 65 years.
  2. 2belie something to show that something cannot be true or correct Government claims that there is no poverty are belied by the number of homeless people on the streets.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: belie