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fibber (ˈfɪbə) 



  1. a person who tells trivial and harmless lies

fib (fɪb Pronunciation for fib



  1. a trivial and harmless lie


Word forms:  fibs,  fibbing,  fibbed
  1. (intransitive) to tell such a lie

Derived Forms

ˈfibber noun

Word Origin

C17: perhaps from fibble-fable an unlikely story; see fable

Example Sentences Including 'fibber'

And the biggest fibber of all is Yavi Lipschitz - the Crown's key witness, said lawyer Steve Fishbayn in his closing address.
Toronto Sun (2003)
I am fairly sure the fibber is, or was, Ur-Blair the Archaiser.
Boris Johnson LEND ME YOUR EARS (2003)
Our greatly respected Bo'sun is exactly what he accused me of being -- a fibber.
Maclean, Alistair San Andreas


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