[ hwop-er, wop- ]
/ ˈʰwɒp ər, ˈwɒp- /
something uncommonly large of its kind.
a big lie.
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Words nearby whopper
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Example sentences from the Web for whopper
His book, not their fast-food chain, is the true Home of the Whopper.
British Dictionary definitions for whopper
/ (ˈwɒpə) /
anything uncommonly large of its kind
a big lie
Word Origin for whopper
C18: from whop
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