fib

Meaning: a small, harmless lie (n.) | to tell a small, harmless lie (v.)

For example:

  • I can tell you're fibbing because you're trying not to smile!

  • We told our youngest child a little fib about where our pet dog went when he died. She was too young to understand the truth.

Quick Quiz:

If someone tells a fib, they say something that

a. isn't really true

b. isn't totally false

c. isn't too good

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Contributor: Matt Errey