perjurer
per·jur·er /'pər-jər-ər/ n: a person guilty of perjury

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

perjurer
A person who intentionally lies while under an oath administered by a notary public, court clerk, or other official, and thus commits the crime of perjury. A perjurer may commit perjury in oral testimony or by signing or acknowledging a written legal document (such as an affidavit, declaration under penalty of perjury, deed, license application,or tax return) knowing the document contains false information. (See also: perjury)
Category: Criminal Law
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

perjurer
n.
   a person who intentionally lies while under an oath administered by a notary public, court clerk or other official, and thus commits the crime of perjury. A perjurer may commit perjury in oral testimony or by signing or acknowledging a written legal document (such as an affidavit, declaration under penalty of perjury, deed, license application, tax return) knowing the document contains false information.
   See also: perjury

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • perjurer — perjure ► VERB (perjure oneself) Law ▪ commit perjury. DERIVATIVES perjurer noun. ORIGIN Latin perjurare swear falsely …   English terms dictionary

  • perjurer — noun Date: 15th century a person guilty of perjury …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • perjurer — See perjure. * * * …   Universalium

  • perjurer — Synonyms and related words: Ananias, Baron Munchausen, Father of Lies, Satan, Sir John Mandeville, consummate liar, dirty liar, equivocator, fabricator, fabulist, false witness, falsifier, fibber, fibster, habitual liar, liar, mythomaniac,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • perjurer — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. prevaricator, falsifier, deceiver; see liar . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Law. One who tells lies: fabricator, fabulist, falsifier, fibber, liar, prevaricator. Informal: storyteller. See TRUE …   English dictionary for students

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  • perjurer — noun (C) someone who tells a lie after promising to tell the truth in a court of law …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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