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fib

fib

 
pronunciation:
fIb
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition: a lie about something that is not important.
For telling only a fib, he got a very harsh punishment.
similar words:
story
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: fibbed, fibbing, fibs
definition: to tell a fib.
She fibs about her age.
derivation: fibber (n.)