What does the word fib mean?

    Part of speech: verb intransitive

  • To tell a fib.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A petty falsehood.

Usage examples for fib

  1. But I suppose she had no fib handy. – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  2. If she had only told a fib once in a while, the public would have had more confidence in her." – The Pursuit of the House-Boat by John Kendrick Bangs
  3. What fib could she invent to tell Chalfont? – The Rustle of Silk by Cosmo Hamilton