Part of speech: adjective

Lacking truth; not true; false.

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Usage examples "untrue":

  1. And then I heard Mr. Flint- and what he said is unkind, and untrue, and not a bit like him. - "Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man", Marie Conway Oemler.
  2. Poor people, all sorts of untrue stories are told of them; their minds work strangely. - "The Golden Age in Transylvania", Mór Jókai.
  3. It may be untrue- I am not speaking of that now, even though I am perfectly certain that it is absolutely true- but it cannot be absurd so long as educated and virtuous people continue to hold it. - "Lord of the World", Robert Hugh Benson.