Word "FIB" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
a trivial lie
Synonyms:
story, tale, taradiddle, tarradiddle
Examples:
he told a fib about eating his spinach

Part of Speech:
Verb
Definition:
tell a relatively insignificant lie

Crossword Clues for FIB

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Clue Source Date
Stretch the truth Universal 25 Jul 2021
False statement one seen in Facebook? The Sun Two Speed 11 Jun 2021
Untruth The Sun Two Speed 11 Jun 2021
Little lie Thomas Joseph 04 Jun 2021
Little lie Eugene Sheffer 25 May 2021
Whopper junior? New York Times 03 May 2021
Untruth Eugene Sheffer 03 May 2021
Mistruth New York Times 11 Apr 2021
Little lie USA Today 08 Apr 2021
Tell a little untruth Newsday 24 Mar 2021
Bit of fiction Wall Street Journal 20 Mar 2021
Taradiddle New York Times 04 Mar 2021
'Of course it looks good on you!,' maybe New York Times 27 Feb 2021
Sort of misinformation Newsday 07 Feb 2021
Little white lie Universal 17 Jan 2021
Make stuff up New York Times 16 Dec 2020
Little lie New York Times 08 Dec 2020
Little lie Universal 27 Oct 2020
Small untruth LA Times Daily 18 Sep 2020
Small untruth The Washington Post 18 Sep 2020
Whopper Jr.? Wall Street Journal 10 Jun 2020
Minor untruth Newsday 14 Apr 2020
Little lie The Washington Post 03 Apr 2020
Little lie LA Times Daily 03 Apr 2020
Tell an untruth Universal 28 Mar 2020
"This tastes delicious!," maybe
Tiny tale Family Time 06 Jan 2020
White lie LA Times Daily 24 Sep 2019
White lie The Washington Post 24 Sep 2019
“I’m five minutes away,” often Wall Street Journal 11 Sep 2019
Do a little stretching? New York Times 10 Jul 2019
Tell a tale The Washington Post Sunday 09 Jun 2019
Bit of fudge? New York Times 08 Jun 2019
Subtract a year or two from one's age, say New York Times 23 May 2019
Teeny lie USA Today 24 Apr 2019
Innocuous falsehood LA Times Daily 23 Apr 2019
Innocuous falsehood The Washington Post 23 Apr 2019
Lie Family Time 25 Feb 2019
It's petty but misleading The Washington Post 01 Feb 2019
It's petty but misleading LA Times Daily 01 Feb 2019
Little lie
Subtract a year or two from one's age, say
Little lie
Do a little stretching?
Bit of fudge?
Innocuous falsehood
It's petty but misleading
White lie
Bend the truth
"I'm five minutes away," often
Teeny lie
Little untruth New York Times 26 Dec 2018
Bit of baloney from someone's mouth? The Washington Post Sunday 09 Sep 2018
Spare a friend's feelings, maybe The Washington Post 01 Sep 2018
Spare a friend's feelings, maybe LA Times Daily 01 Sep 2018
Whopper junior? Wall Street Journal 19 Jul 2018
Little untruth LA Times Daily 18 Jul 2018
Little untruth The Washington Post 18 Jul 2018
It's not quite a whopper USA Today 17 Apr 2018
Fudge a fact USA Today 27 Mar 2018
Bit of fiction Premier Sunday 11 Mar 2018
Small stretch Wall Street Journal 07 Mar 2018
Bit of baloney New York Times 18 Feb 2018
Fudge the facts USA Today 04 Feb 2018
Whopper junior?
Little lie
Spare a friend's feelings, maybe
Fudge the facts
It's not quite a whopper
Bit of baloney
Little untruth
Little untruth
Statement made while crossing the fingers, maybe New York Times 31 Dec 2017
It's not a bad lie LA Times Daily 05 Nov 2017
It's not a bad lie The Washington Post 05 Nov 2017
Something that might be said with fingers crossed behind the back New York Times 16 Oct 2017
No Clue Canadiana 17 Jul 2017
Minor misstatement Newsday 07 Jul 2017
White lie Universal 04 Jul 2017
It's a piece of fiction involving characters in Franz Josef I biography Irish Times Crosaire 01 Jul 2017
Bend the truth USA Today 15 May 2017
White lie Canadiana 08 May 2017
Petty falsehood The Telegraph Quick 10 Apr 2017
Bit of baloney USA Today 07 Feb 2017
Small lie Wall Street Journal 09 Jan 2017
Not quite a whopper USA Today 02 Jan 2017
Something that might be said with fingers crossed behind the back
It's not a bad lie
White lie
Statement made while crossing the fingers, maybe
Not quite a whopper
Fudge a fact
Bend the truth
Little white 64-Down USA Today 26 Oct 2016
Little white lie USA Today 14 Jul 2016
Little white lie Irish Times Simplex 16 Jun 2016
Little lie Newsday 25 Apr 2016
Lie a little New York Times 19 Apr 2016
Wee lie The Washington Post 24 Mar 2016
Small invention New York Times 28 Feb 2016
Small lie USA Today 18 Jan 2016
Small lie
Little white lie
Casual invention New York Times 05 Dec 2015
Bend the truth Wall Street Journal 11 Nov 2015
Piece of fudge Newsday 08 Aug 2015
Embroider, perhaps Newsday 23 Apr 2015
Tell tales Thomas Joseph 14 Apr 2015
Teensy tale Eugene Sheffer 01 Apr 2015
Teeny tale Eugene Sheffer 23 Jan 2015
Little white lie LA Times Daily 12 Jan 2015
Little white lie
Casual invention
Piece of fudge
Embroider, perhaps
Minor misstatement
Tell tales
Small lie
Little story
Trumped-up story
Minor falsehood
Tall tale
Not a very big invention
Small lie
Fudging of fact
Small story
Little white lie
Bit of fiction
Bit of fiction
Minor invention
Little lie
"I didn't know I was speeding, officer," e.g.
Taradiddle
Minor invention
Stretch the truth
Wee lie
Wee lie
Tell a white lie
Tiny tale
White lie
It's not a very big story
Suspect story, maybe
Whopper junior?
Whopper junior?
Suspect story, maybe
"The dog ate my homework," e.g.
Trivial lie
"The dog ate my homework," e.g.
Little lie
White lie
Little white lie
Stretching of the truth
Taradiddle
Lie a little
Kid's story
Trumped-up bit
White lie
Bit of fiction
Small stretch
Much less than a whopper
Small lie
Myth statement?
Small stretch
Wee whopper
Teeny tale
Bend the truth
Small lie
Much less than a whopper
Embellishment, perhaps
It may be said while crossing the fingers
It's more than a stretch
Tell an untruth
Bend the truth
Piece of misinformation
Embellishment, perhaps
Tell tales
Tiny tale
Wee whopper
Not so tall a tale
Harmless lie
Take lying down?
Not so tall a tale
Tell a little lie
Take lying down?
Small tale
Trumped-up story
Stretch the truth a bit
Small tale?
There's no truth to it
Create fiction?
Little white lie
There's no truth to it
Small tale?
Untruth
Harmless lie
Small tale
Tiny untruth
Trivial lie
Create fiction?
Little lie
Little white lie
Inconsequential invention
White lie
Little lie
Inconsequential lie
Not be entirely truthful
Taradiddle
Whopper junior?
Little lie
Cock-and-bull story
Story
Taradiddle
Untruth
Tell a story, say
Bit of baloney
Small untruth
White lie
Whopper junior?
White lie
Petty prevarication
Tiny tale
Minor falsehood
"Little white lie"
Bit of truth-stretching
Minor invention
Bit of baloney
Piece of disinformation
Untruth
Exaggerate
White lie
Taradiddle
Prevaricate
Tiny tale
White lie
Not quite a truth
Piece of disinformation
Falsehood
Wee lie
Stretch the truth
Lie
Wee whopper
Mild untruth
Small untruth
Small lie
Tallish tale
Distortion
Lie
Little liar's lapse
Truth evasion
Tale
Mendacity
Low-key lie
Tell a lie.
Falsehood
White lie.
Untruth.
Falsehood.
Lie.
Innocent lie.
Trivial lie.
Little white lie.
Don't believe it
Tell some tales
Stretch out?
Slight exaggeration
Minor invention
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