Origin of whopper
Examples from the Web for whapper
And turning to Tengelyi, he added, "That boy Imri is a whapper, sir; but the other chap's a scurvy rat!"The Village Notary|Jzsef Etvs
I know'd this was a whapper of a lie, as soon as I heard it.
Word Origin for whopper
1785, formed as if from whop (v.) "to beat, overcome." Meaning "big lie" is recorded first in 1791. Whopping "large, big, impressive" is attested by 1620s.