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  • verb Present participle of fib.

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  • noun a trivial act of lying or being deliberately unclear

Etymologies

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Examples

  • On the other hand, some low-key fibbing is generally permitted when asked the obvious question about how much time you've been spending at TheBarAfterWork.

    Is TheBarAfterWork a Valuable Networking Tool or Just for the Drunks?

  • On the other hand, some low-key fibbing is generally permitted when asked the obvious question about how much time you've been spending at TheBarAfterWork.

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  • As if she doesnt have a vested interest in fibbing about it.

    Carter: After June 3, it will be time for Clinton to 'give it up'

  • I deeply believe that phone call fibbing is grounds for castration ...

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  • He withdrew the remark, explaining that he only meant "fibbing".

    From defiance to capitulation: six days that humbled Ireland

  • The fact that it is patently stupid, impractical or downright misleading I won't use the term "fibbing" out of a sense of decorum is immaterial to these morons.

    John Reid Tells Immigrants to 'Text Off'

  • Real fans were annoyed at Kaka for playing in South Africa after an injury-ruined first season in Madrid, and sports daily AS accused him of "fibbing" about his knee problems.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • Bernadette then waded into the stream, chiding her companions for "fibbing" to her that the water was cold-the other two girls had wrapped their feet in their skirts to warm them after fording the water.

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  • Bernadette then waded into the stream, chiding her companions for "fibbing" to her that the water was cold-the other two girls had wrapped their feet in their skirts to warm them after fording the water.

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  • Today Chris Bryant, the Europe minister, told BBC News that Cameron would be "fibbing" if he promised to renegotiate Britain's relationship with the EU because there was no support from other EU countries for a move of this kind.

    The Guardian World News

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