Verboticism: Misstruth

'I do not need or use deodorant.'

DEFINITION: n A lie told by a politician which is not really a lie, because in their heart of hearts, they are pretending it is true. v. To believe you are telling the truth even though you know it's really not.

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Created by: erasmus

Pronunciation: miss strue thhh

Sentence: the PM was the best in his team at proclaiming misstruths.

Etymology: from miss truth thus lie and also strewth as in the australian slang for not being really believable.

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