Perjury – The crime of telling lies in a court of law
Note: "Perjury" has the word "jury" in it - which reminds you that perJURY isn't just lying, it's lying where you find juries, in a court of law.
A permanent injury (perjury) occurred in a tennis game and she had to lie in the middle of the court.
Examples of perjury in a sentence
Every testimony from the key witness was blatant perjury and resulted in the defendant losing the case.
Due to his constant perjury in the court room the lawyer was fired and had his license to practice law removed.
She committed perjury in the hope she would be found innocent of her crimes, however she was not only found guilty, but received a longer sentence for her lies in the court room.