Definition of whopper
1 : something unusually large or otherwise extreme of its kind
2 : an extravagant or monstrous lie
Examples of whopper in a sentence
That's a whopper of a diamond ring.
He told us a real whopper.
Origin and Etymology of whopper
First Known Use: circa 1712
WHOPPER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of whopper for English Language Learners
: something that is very large and impressive
: a big lie
WHOPPER Defined for Kids
Definition of whopper for Students
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 : a big lie
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