What does the word veracious mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Veraciously.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Truthful: true.

Usage examples for veracious

  1. If this veracious tale could be twisted into a metaphor, it would serve marvellously to illustrate the position of the entire Anglo- Saxon race, and especially that of their American descendants as regards the Latin peoples. – Worldly Ways and Byways by Eliot Gregory
  2. Some of these fables, to my shame be it spoken, might possibly be traced back to my own veracious self; and if any passages of the present tale should startle the reader's faith, I must be content to bear the stigma of a fiction monger. – From-Twice-Told-Tales by Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  3. Fish, flesh, and fowl, and substances that were neither, have been picked up by veracious people after a storm. – Locusts and Wild Honey by John Burroughs