Verboticism: Lieandeny

'I'm clean! Clean as a needle!'

DEFINITION: n. The prescribed response of shock and denial that all world-class athletes follow when caught using banned drugs. v. To act shocked and deny guilt when accused of wrong-doing.

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Pronunciation: lie/and/deny

Sentence: From Major League Baseball to the Tour de France, when drug accusations fly, the best offence is a good defence. So the prescribed lieandeny response is the standard course.

Etymology: lie + and + deny

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