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
References in classic literature ?
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.
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.
TOKYO -- The whiff of a Whopper made hundreds of customers hungry for a Burger King special Wednesday -- ''Flame Grilled'' cologne.
The new slogan "Be your way" was part of a Burger King Proud Whopper project.
WORLDWIDE COMPUTER PRODUCTS NEWS-April 17, 2014-BURGER KING restaurants introduce WHOPPER Wi-Fi by AT&T
We are committed to enhancing our digital platforms across the board and having WHOPPER Wi-Fi is just the beginning.
We call her the big Whopper because Sam and I met at Burger King.
The sheriff said that Chelsea Whopper wasn't trademarkable - like tablet or macaroon.
Talking to fellow presenter Kirstie Allsopp about houses, the property guru said: "I've got a whopper and I'll be revealing it tomorrow.
The NY Pizza Burger, due to debut next month at Burger King's new New York flagship Whopper Bar restaurant, is four times the size of the chain's Whopper, comes on a nine-and-a-half inch sesame bun, and is just over the 2,500 daily calorie allowance for men.