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English definition of “fib”

fib

verb [I] uk   /fɪb/ (-bb-) informal us  
to tell a small lie that does not cause any harm: I can tell he's fibbing because he's smiling!

fib

noun [C] informal
a small lie that does not cause any harm: Don't believe him - he's telling fibs again.
(Definition of fib from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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