Definition of Fibbery

1. Noun. The telling of fibs; lying, falsehood. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fibbery

1. the habit of fibbing [n FIBBERIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fibbery

fiat currency
fiat money
fiat moneys
fiat monies
fiated
fiating
fiats
fiaunce
fiaunt
fiaunts
fib
fibbed
fibber
fibberies
fibbers
fibbery (current term)
fibbing
fiber
fiber-optic
fiber-optic transmission system
fiber-optics
fiber bundle
fiber bundles
fiber optic cable
fiber optics
fiber plant
fiberboard
fiberboards
fibered
fiberfill

Literary usage of Fibbery

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1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"Fez (Harrow), the tasselled cap worn by members of a football eleven. A member of that society. fibbery (thieves), lying. From "fib. ..."

2. Luther in Light of Recent Research by Heinrich Boehmer, William Koepchen (1916)
"... we must always count with the possibility that he is indulging a little in fibbery or is lying outright. This witness is therefore worthless. ..."

3. Another Book on the Theatre by George Jean Nathan (1915)
"It is merely dull. xxn THE NINETY-AND-NINE The American drama is reared upon a foundation of four F's: fibbery, falsity, flattery and flimflam. ..."

4. Vignettes of San Francisco by Almira Bailey (1921)
"I like the Irish but his cheerful fibbery was the last straw and I went home. The next day my friends called up and said that they had a marine view for me. ..."

5. The Boy's Yearly Book by John Tillotson (1867)
"... it "quotes" its accounts, and now in soft insinuating tones, and now with big bluster, turns its pennies into pounds under the magic wand of fibbery. ..."

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