fibber


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fib

 (fĭb)
n.
An insignificant or childish lie.
intr.v. fibbed, fib·bing, fibs
To tell a fib. See Synonyms at lie2.

[Perhaps from obsolete and dialectal fible-fable, nonsense, reduplication of fable.]

fib′ber n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fibber - someone who tells lies
liar, prevaricator - a person who has lied or who lies repeatedly

fibber

noun
One who tells lies:
Informal: storyteller.
Law: perjurer.
Translations
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fibber

[ˈfɪbəʳ] Nmentirosillo/a m/f

fibber

n (inf)Flunkerer m (inf), → Schwindler(in) m(f) (inf)

fibber

[ˈfɪbəʳ] n (fam) → bugiardo/a
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Senior Wranglers at Cambridge, not Oxford," said the scholar, with a knowing air; and would probably have been more confidential, but that suddenly there appeared on the cliff in a tax-cart, drawn by a bang-up pony, dressed in white flannel coats, with mother-of-pearl buttons, his friends the Tutbury Pet and the Rottingdean Fibber, with three other gentlemen of their acquaintance, who all saluted poor James there in the carriage as he sate.
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