verb (used without object), fibbed, fib·bing.
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Origin of fib
synonym study for fib
OTHER WORDS FROM fibfibber, fibster, nounun·fib·bing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for fib
It’s not necessarily the stuff you see most advertised — like the fib about faster 5G phones — that made the best impression.It’s okay if you weren’t paying attention to gadgets in 2020. Here are the best ones you missed.|Geoffrey Fowler|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
If the Times or Abramson, or both, is fibbing here, the credibility of the newspaper of record is now suspect.Can We Trust The New York Times After the Abramson Debacle?|Joe Concha|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“They were all adults, at least to the best of my knowledge… Some could have theoretically been fibbing about it,” he said.Six Most Awkward Moments From Anthony Weiner's Press Conference|The Daily Beast Video|June 6, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Has anyone ever told a story about themselves without fibbing a little?
A great part of my life was made up of making life pleasant to others by fibbing.April Hopes|William Dean Howells
This was outrageous fibbing, but nobly done in a good cause.The Camp Fire Girls on the Open Road|Hildegard G. Frey
The Baroness turned her smile toward him, and she instantly felt that she had been observed to be fibbing.The Europeans|Henry James
This romantic young philanthropist talks of fibbing, as if it were the most simple thing in life.A Romantic Young Lady|Robert Grant
Should it appear that Claire really wrote the letter, it will only be additional evidence of her faculty for fibbing.The Real Shelley, Vol. II (of 2)|John Cordy Jeaffreson