verb (used without object), fibbed, fib·bing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM fibfibber, fibster, nounun·fib·bing, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for fib
When her friends would go to the movies, Nadia had to fib about her whereabouts in order to tag along.Want This Woman to Lie About Herself? You Can Just Burq Off!|Moral Courage|March 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Despite Eban's fib, Raz concludes that Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser wasn't ready to negotiate with Israel.No, Israel Didn't Offer to Trade the West Bank for Peace in 1967|Gershom Gorenberg|July 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
It started with a fib to her family after her first year of college in Saudi Arabia.
With all sides conceding Anthony was a liar, her fate now hangs on which fib the jury buys.
Don't fib; brace up and make a clean breast of it, and if you need advice I am full of it.The Story of the Big Front Door|Mary Finley Leonard
"It was to tease you," said John, who understood at once and who was willing to fib in a good cause.The Hosts of the Air|Joseph A. Altsheler
It is a positive joy to meet a man who had rather appear uncivil than coin a polite fib.The Terms of Surrender|Louis Tracy
You've been telling me a great big fib, because there are the soldiers coming back again.In Camp With A Tin Soldier|John Kendrick Bangs
Amphibology, am-fib-ol′o-ji, n. the use of ambiguous phrases or such as can be construed in two senses.