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Definition of FIB

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Fib \Fib\, n. [Prob. fr. fable; cf. Prov. E. fibble-fabble nonsense.] A falsehood; a lie; -- used euphemistically. [1913 Webster]

           They are very serious; they don't tell fibs. --H. James. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Fib \Fib\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fibbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Fibbing}.] To speak falsely. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Fib \Fib\, v. t.
     To tell a fib to. [R.] --De Quincey.
     [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

FIB
         Forwarding Information Base (router, LAN, Internet)


V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

52 Moby Thesaurus words for "fib":
     be untruthful, blague, bouncer, canard, cock-and-bull story, concoct, deceive, draw the longbow, equivocate, equivocation, evasiveness, exaggerate, exaggeration, fabricate, fairy tale, falsehood, falsify, falsity, farfetched story, farrago, fiction, fish story, flam, flimflam, ghost story, half-truth, legal fiction, lie, lie flatly, little white lie, make up, mendacity, mislead, palter, pious fiction, prevaricate, prevarication, slight stretching, speak falsely, story, stretch the truth, tale, tall story, tall tale, taradiddle, tell a lie, trump up, trumped-up story, untruth, untruthfulness, white lie, yarn


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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