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

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

[ˈfɪbəʳ] Nmentirosillo/a m/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

fibber

n (inf)Flunkerer m (inf), → Schwindler(in) m(f) (inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

fibber

[ˈfɪbəʳ] n (fam) → bugiardo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in classic literature ?
The fact is, that on the Southampton coach, the day previous, James Crawley had met the Tutbury Pet, who was coming to Brighton to make a match with the Rottingdean Fibber; and enchanted by the Pet's conversation, had passed the evening in company with that scientific man and his friends, at the inn in question.
"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.
Solve the crime with Holmes and Watson, save the day with the Lone Ranger and Tonto, laugh out loud with Jack Benny, Fibber McGee and Molly!
Fibber Magees, 11pm, free www.fibbers.robinsonsbar.co.uk IRISH MUSIC SESSION Live traditional music from some of the best local musicians.
SO WENT A ROUTINE that was instantly familiar to fans of the popular WWII-era radio comedy Fibber McGee and Molly: Fibber makes a pun but no one reacts, then he explains why everyone should be laughing, and his wife ends the bit with one of the show's signature lines.
Radio Redux: The Fibber McGee and Molly Show and Pat Novak, For Hire
That thing Grandpa Irving used to listen to when Fibber McGee and Molly were on that is still consumed by a huge segment of U.S.
JAMIE CARRAGHER must be hoping Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers follows him on Twitter Why do I get the impression that Mr Sepp Blatter is a bit of a fibber? Whatever gave you that idea, PETER REID?
Meanwhile, fibber Ferne spent her whole holiday characteristically crying because she's been caught cheating on Charlie.
Fibber in the Heat - by Miles Jupp Most of us recall our childhood initiation into sport, a period approached with a modicum of caution, though laden with wonder.
In this guide to this comedy--a spinoff from Fibber McGee and Molly, that ran from 1941-1957, Schultz (archives director, Museum of Broadcast Communication, Chicago) expands previous works on the subject by providing insights on the groundbreaking show's development.