Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “whopper”

See all translations

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…
(Definition of whopper from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of whopper?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “whopper” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

hyphen

the symbol -, used to join two words together, or to show that a word has been divided into two parts at the end of one line and the beginning of the next

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

snapchat verb

March 02, 2015
to send someone a message using the photomessaging application Snapchat We used to have a thing until he got a girlfriend. now

Read More