whopper

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noun whop·per \ˈhwä-pər, ˈwä-\

Definition of whopper

  1. 1 :  something unusually large or otherwise extreme of its kind

  2. 2 :  an extravagant or monstrous lie

Examples of whopper in a sentence

  1. That's a whopper of a diamond ring.

  2. He told us a real whopper.

Origin and Etymology of whopper

1whop


First Known Use: circa 1712


WHOPPER Defined for English Language Learners

whopper

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noun whop·per \ˈhwä-pər, ˈwä-\

Definition of whopper for English Language Learners

  • : something that is very large and impressive

  • : a big lie


WHOPPER Defined for Kids

whopper

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noun whop·per \ˈhwä-pər, ˈwä-\

Definition of whopper for Students

  1. 1 :  something huge of its kind I've got this big egg that our hen laid … It's a real whopper … — Oliver Butterworth, The Enormous Egg

  2. 2 :  a big lie



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