Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “untruth”

See all translations

untruth

noun uk   /ʌnˈtruːθ/ us  
[C] a statement that is not true: It's not the first time that the paper has been in trouble for printing untruths about people's private lives. [U] the fact that something is not true: The untruth of this statement was immediately clear to me.
Translations of “untruth”
in Korean 거짓…
in Arabic كَذِب…
in Portuguese inverdade, mentira…
in Catalan mentida…
in Japanese うそ, いつわり…
in Italian falsità, menzogna…
in Chinese (Traditional) 瞎話, 假話, 謊言…
in Russian ложь, неправда…
in Turkish yalan, uydurma, asılsız şey…
in Chinese (Simplified) 瞎话, 假话, 谎言…
in Polish nieprawda, kłamstwo…
(Definition of untruth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of untruth?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “untruth” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More