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whop·per

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

[From whopping.]
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whopper

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

(ˈʰwɒp ər, ˈwɒp-)

n. Informal.
1. something uncommonly large of its kind.
2. a big lie.
[1775–85]
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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"
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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.
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whopper

noun
1. Slang. One that is extraordinarily large and powerful:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

whopper

hwɒpər] n
(= lie) → bobard m
(= large thing) → monstre m
a whopper of a ... → un vache de ... , un(e) ... maous(se)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

whopper

n (inf) (= sth big)Brocken m (inf), → Apparat m (inf); (= lie)faustdicke Lüge
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

whopper

[ˈwɒpəʳ] n (fam) (large thing) → cosa enorme; (lie) → balla
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
Granted, Burger King's Triple Whopper with cheese--which packs 1,230 calories, 32 grams of sat fat, and 1,550 mg of sodium--is worse.
Carolyn, of Slimming World, said: "A triple whopper already exceeds recommended amounts of fat.
The Triple Whopper with cheese topped our list, both in size and calories, at a gut-popping 1,250kcal.