whopper


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whop·per

 (wŏp′ər, hwŏp′-)
n. Slang
1. Something exceptionally big or remarkable.
2. A gross untruth.

[From whopping.]

whopper

(ˈwɒpə)
n
1. anything uncommonly large of its kind
2. a big lie
[C18: from whop]

whop•per

(ˈʰwɒp ər, ˈwɒp-)

n. Informal.
1. something uncommonly large of its kind.
2. a big lie.
[1775–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whopper - a gross untruthwhopper - a gross untruth; a blatant lie  
lie, prevarication - a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
2.whopper - something especially big or impressive of its kind
thing - an entity that is not named specifically; "I couldn't tell what the thing was"

whopper

noun
1. big lie, fabrication, falsehood, untruth, tall story (informal), fable He's always telling whoppers about his sex life.
2. giant, monster, jumbo (informal), mammoth, colossus, leviathan, crackerjack (informal) As comets go, it is a whopper.

whopper

noun
1. Slang. One that is extraordinarily large and powerful:
Translations

whopper

[ˈwɒpəʳ] N
1. (= big thing) → monstruo m
that fish is a whopperese pez es enorme
what a whopper!¡qué enorme!
2. (= lie) → bola f

whopper

hwɒpər] n
(= lie) → bobard m
(= large thing) → monstre m
a whopper of a ... → un vache de ... , un(e) ... maous(se)

whopper

n (inf) (= sth big)Brocken m (inf), → Apparat m (inf); (= lie)faustdicke Lüge

whopper

[ˈwɒpəʳ] n (fam) (large thing) → cosa enorme; (lie) → balla
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I'd gone out pike fishing, bless you, never thinking of a trout, and when I saw that whopper on the end of my line, blest if it didn't quite take me aback.
I run away from Sunday School -- and went fishing with the Cottons -- and I told ever so many whoppers to Mrs.
Burger King has raised the price of 10 burgers including the Whopper and New Orleans Chicken Burger and two of its side dishes _ Coconut Shrimp and Tender King _ by 100 won each.
If you can finish the whopper unaided within 10 minutes you get it for free and receive a special T-shirt.
Fast-food chain Burger King said on Wednesday it will start televising a commercial for its signature Whopper sandwich that is designed to activate Google voice-controlled devices, raising questions about whether marketing tactics have become too invasive.
The man in the commercial is holding a the fast food chain's signature Whopper while explaining that 15 seconds just isn't enough time to describe the sandwich.
And although none are on Teesside soil, could you soon be getting a Whopper meal brought straight to your door?
In the story, Bucky feels sad because his beloved pet frog, Whopper, went missing months ago; Bucky and his friends could not find Whopper no matter how hard they searched.
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The new slogan "Be your way" was part of a Burger King Proud Whopper project.
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