economical with the truth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “economical with the truth” in the English Dictionary

"economical with the truth" in British English

See all translations

economical with the truth

humorous
avoidingstating the ​truefacts about a ​situation, or ​lying about it
(Definition of economical with the truth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Blogs about "economical with the truth"
Translations of “economical with the truth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 隐瞒真相, 撒谎, 不完全说出真相…
in Chinese (Traditional) 隱瞞真相, 撒謊, 不完全說出真相…
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Just who is driving this thing?
Just who is driving this thing?
by ,
May 03, 2016
by Colin McIntosh Do you remember Herbie the Love Bug? Herbie was a 1963 Volkswagen Beetle car in a string of Walt Disney movies. In typical Disney anthropomorphic style, Herbie goes his own way, falls in love, cries, plays jokes, and generally has a mind of his own. While the new driverless cars, like those being

Read More 

Word of the Day

galaxy

one of the independent groups of stars in the universe

Word of the Day

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Read More