bald-faced

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bald-faced (comparative more bald-faced, superlative most bald-faced)

  1. (of an animal) Having white markings on the face.
  2. (figuratively) Shameless and undisguised.
    Synonym: barefaced
    A bald-faced lie.
    • 2021 May 4, Thomas L. Friedman, “Trump’s Big Lie Devoured the G.O.P. and Now Eyes Our Democracy”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      What kind of deformed party will such a dynamic produce? A party so willing to be marinated in such a baldfaced lie will lie about anything, including who wins the next election and every one after that.

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Not to be confused with bold-faced.

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