NAmE//laɪ//[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they lie
he / she / it lies
past simple lied
-ing form lying
to say something that is not true at all The witness was clearly lying through his teeth.
lie through your teeth (informal)jump to other results
to get yourself into or out of a situation by lying
lie your way into/out of somethingjump to other results