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whopper

noun [C] uk   /ˈwɒp.ər/ us    /ˈwɑː.pɚ/
humorous informal something that is surprising because it is so much bigger than the usual size: I mean, my nose is quite big but my Dad's got a whopper. humorous a big lie: Amanda's told some whoppers in her time.
Translations of “whopper”
in Chinese (Traditional) 龐然大物, 超大的東西, 彌天大謊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 庞然大物, 超大的东西, 弥天大谎…
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