Fib meaning

fĭb
To tell a fib.
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(informal) A lie, especially one that is more or less inconsequential.
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An insignificant or childish lie.
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A small or trivial lie.
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To tell such a lie or lies.
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(intransitive) To lie, especially more or less inconsequentially.
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(medicine, informal) Short form of fibula.
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Origin of fib

  • Perhaps from obsolete and dialectal fible-fable nonsense reduplication of fable

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Probably from fable; compare fibble-fabble (nonsense).

    From Wiktionary

  • Shortened from fibula

    From Wiktionary