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Definitions and Synonyms of fib | Another word for fib | What is fib?

Definition 1: a trivial lie - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where fib or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he told a fib about eating his spinach
  • how can I stop my child from telling stories?

Synonyms for fib in the sense of this definition

(fib is a kind of ...) a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth

(... is a kind of fib ) an interesting but highly implausible story; often told as an excuse

Definition 2: tell a relatively insignificant lie - [verb of communication]

Samples where fib or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Fibbing is not acceptable, even if you don't call it lying

(fib is a kind of ...) tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive

"Don't lie to your parents" "She lied when she told me she was only 29"

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