Mythomane: Sentence Examples, Definition & Synonyms

Sentence Examples for “mythomane”

Examples from the News for “mythomane”

“[Laura Cumming’s portrait] … of the mythomane, egomaniac, and relentlessly self-promoting Gustave Courbet, who somehow nonetheless remains true to himself through all the lies, is hilarious and oddly heart-warming.

The Guardian (London, UK); Jul 25, 2009.

Other Examples for “mythomane” 

The mythomane always thought it was easier to tell a lie than the truth.

Anne of Green Gables is the story of lighthearted mythomane who exaggerated the stories from her past in order to make her life more interesting.

The young mythomane spent countless hours fantasizing about a magical world in a far off country.

Dr. Seuss must have been a mythomane who constantly lived in a dream state to come up with stories like The Cat in the Hat and The Lorax.

Definition of “mythomane” 

noun: a person with a strong or irresistible propensity for fantasizing, lying, or exaggerating.

Synonyms for “mythomane”

  • haberdasher (definition: noun – a dealer in men’s clothing)
  • liar
  • fabulator (definition: verb – To engage in the composition of fables or stories, especially those featuring astrong element of fantasy)
  • hawker
  • bravado
  • disguiser
  • huckster (definition: noun – a person who sells small items, either door-to-door or from a stall or small store)
  • bluster (definition: verb – talk in a loud, aggressive, or indignant way with little effect; noun – loud, aggressive, or indignant talk with little effect)
  • costermonger (definition: a person who sells goods, especially fruit and vegetables, from a handcart in the street)
  • colporteur (definition: peddler of books, newspapers, and similar literature)
  • pitchperson