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See definition of fibbing on Dictionary.com
  • as inlying
  • as inmendacious
  • as inperjurious
  • as inequivocation
  • as intergiversation

synonyms for fibbing

  • misleading
  • dissembling
  • dissimulating
  • double-crossing
  • double-dealing
  • equivocating
  • falsifying
  • inventing
  • misrepresenting
  • misstating
  • prevaricating
  • two-timing
  • wrong
  • committing perjury
  • deceitful
  • deceptive
  • delusive
  • delusory
  • false
  • guileful
  • mendacious
  • perfidious
  • shifty
  • treacherous
  • tricky
  • two-faced
  • unreliable
  • untruthful
  • deceitful
  • deceptive
  • duplicitous
  • equivocating
  • erroneous
  • fallacious
  • false
  • fraudulent
  • insincere
  • lying
  • perfidious
  • perjured
  • prevaricating
  • shifty
  • spurious
  • untrue
  • untruthful
  • wrong

antonyms for fibbing

MOST RELEVANT
  • honest
  • direct
  • frank
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    How to use fibbing in a sentence

    It’s not necessarily the stuff you see most advertised — like the fib about faster 5G phones — that made the best impression.
    IT’S OKAY IF YOU WEREN’T PAYING ATTENTION TO GADGETS IN 2020. HERE ARE THE BEST ONES YOU MISSED.GEOFFREY FOWLERNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    A great part of my life was made up of making life pleasant to others by fibbing.
    APRIL HOPESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
    This was outrageous fibbing, but nobly done in a good cause.
    THE CAMP FIRE GIRLS ON THE OPEN ROADHILDEGARD G. FREY
    The Baroness turned her smile toward him, and she instantly felt that she had been observed to be fibbing.
    THE EUROPEANSHENRY JAMES
    This romantic young philanthropist talks of fibbing, as if it were the most simple thing in life.
    A ROMANTIC YOUNG LADYROBERT GRANT
    Should it appear that Claire really wrote the letter, it will only be additional evidence of her faculty for fibbing.
    THE REAL SHELLEY, VOL. II (OF 2)JOHN CORDY JEAFFRESON
    She wouldn't have minded his fibbing outright, so much, for then it wouldn't have seemed to come from his nature.
    THE MARCH FAMILY TRILOGY, COMPLETEWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
    Speak the truth and be taken in, not I; there's no harm in fibbing when it's for doing good, Miss.
    THE SILVER LININGJOHN ROUSSEL
    And so it was, possibly the consciousness of fibbing and the difficulty of doing it successfully was responsible for the flush.
    LEFT GUARD GILBERTRALPH HENRY BARBOUR
    I do not know what to think, except that the old gentleman is not fibbing intentionally.
    THE LIFE AND LETTERS OF CHARLES DARWIN, VOLUME II (OF II)CHARLES DARWIN
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    WORDS RELATED TO FIBBING

    • deceitful
    • deceptive
    • duplicitous
    • equivocating
    • erroneous
    • fallacious
    • false
    • fibbing
    • fraudulent
    • insincere
    • lying
    • perfidious
    • perjured
    • prevaricating
    • shifty
    • spurious
    • untrue
    • untruthful
    • wrong
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