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1fib

noun \ˈfib\

: an untrue statement about something minor or unimportant

Full Definition of FIB

:  a trivial or childish lie

Examples of FIB

  1. I have to admit that I told a fib when I said I enjoyed the movie.
  2. Is she telling fibs again?

Origin of FIB

perhaps by shortening & alteration from fable
First Known Use: 1611

Rhymes with FIB

2fib

verb
fibbedfib·bing

Definition of FIB

intransitive verb
:  to tell a fib
fib·ber noun

First Known Use of FIB

1675

3fib

verb
fibbedfib·bing

Definition of FIB

British
:  pummel, beat

Origin of FIB

origin unknown
First Known Use: circa 1665

fib

abbreviation    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FIB

fibrillation

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