whopper (2)

This page is about the slang term whopper (2).

Meaning: a "big" lie

For example:

  • The president told a whopper to the people of his country, and the people of the world, when he said that another country had weapons of mass destruction.

  • My kids tell such huge whoppers that it's hard not to smile when I tell them it's wrong to tell lies.

Quick Quiz:

Little Tommy told us a whopper when we asked him where he got the money. He told us

a. the truth

b. a lie

c. a joke

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Contributor: Matt Errey