Open Dictionary
mouse here to listen, click to choose/add more
Location: USA
Source: Learn That Word
Profile URL:

Are you a native English speaker? How do you pronounce this word?

Thank you for contributing!
upload mp3 file or record now it's easy, promised!

{%type%} Definitions

WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A false statement.

Usage examples (33)
  • The issue truth-versus-untruth is as far as possible kept in the background.
  • We believe in the sanctity of truth, but untruth is not unethical in Marxist philosophies.
  • This untruth is promoted by figures on TV and the radio who should or, more likely, do know better.
  • One would normally think so, but what of the case where an untruth is valued more highly by someone than the truth? for more
Tutoring comment

Tutoring comment not yet available...

add more
The Open Dictionary of English is a collaborative project, based on Open Source materials, LearnThat resources, and partner APIs.
We give special thanks to our LearnThat volunteers, as well as Princeton University and Wiktionary for their Open Source word data. We're also grateful for the support given by Google,,, and YouTube,,,,, as well as the generous Creative Commons community.