fibbing fibbing


  1. (n) a trivial lie
  2. (v) tell a relatively insignificant lie
  3. (n) a trivial act of lying or being deliberately unclear

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  1. After annihilating James Frey on live TV for fibbing in his memoir, Oprah tells the author of 'A Million Little Pieces' she owes him.
  2. But Eno, art-rocker turned producer turned ambient-music pioneer and all-round creative omnipresence in contemporary culture, is fibbing.
  3. And heres where it gets complicated, if not surprising: Both sides are fibbing.


  • Mayoral Candidates Clash Continuously at Latino Debate

    It appears the gloves are finally off. At a forum in the Bronx on Wednesday, Sal Albanese accused Public Advocate Bill de Blasio of fibbing, disputing his assertion that a garbage transfer station in Red Hook was actually within “walking distance” of Mr. de Blasio’s Park Slope home. And in a rare moment in the endless parade of forums, Mr. de Blasio, actually shot back. “Sal, Sal, I have long ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The New York Observer

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