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Definition of truthiness

truthiness

  • "truth" that a person claims to know regardless of actual facts.

    Last edited on Feb 18 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Feb 03 2010.

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  • This meaning was coined by TV comedian Stephen Colbert. Named "word of the year" for 2005 by the American Dialect Society and for 2006 by Merriam-Webster.

    Last edited on Feb 18 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Feb 03 2010.

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