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Definition of Fibbery
1. the habit of fibbing [n FIBBERIES]
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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. ..."