whopper

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

whop·per

noun \ˈhwä-pər, ˈwä-\

: something that is very large and impressive

: a big lie

Full Definition of WHOPPER

1
:  something unusually large or otherwise extreme of its kind
2
:  an extravagant or monstrous lie

Examples of WHOPPER

  1. That's a whopper of a diamond ring.
  2. He told us a real whopper.

Origin of WHOPPER

1whop
First Known Use: circa 1712

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