Definition of Fibbing

1. Noun. A trivial act of lying or being deliberately unclear.

Exact synonyms: Paltering
Generic synonyms: Fabrication, Lying, Prevarication
Derivative terms: Fib, Palter



Definition of Fibbing

1. Verb. (present participle of fib) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fibbing

1. fib [v] - See also: fib

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fibbing

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

Literary usage of Fibbing

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1. Nemesis by Marion Harland (1860)
"... suppose that I must have thrown it away, with a lot of old papers that were littering up my pocket-book. I was always better at fibbing than fighting. ..."

2. The Boy's Yearly Book by John Tillotson (1867)
"THE ODD BOY ON THE AKT OF fibbing. Г DON'T know the derivation of the won fib ; but you know what it means, an< so do I. It is synonymous with ..."

3. Faults of Childhood and Youth by Michael Vincent O'Shea (1920)
"CHAPTER XXXVIII "fibbing" A group of children about seven years of age were observed playing in a nursery. One of the children was a "kindergartener" and ..."

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