white lie Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “white lie” - Learner’s Dictionary

white lie

noun [C]
a lie that is not important and is usually said to avoid upsetting someoneLies, lying and hypocrisyDishonest people
Translations of “white lie”
in Chinese (Traditional) 善意的謊話, 無傷大雅的謊言…
in Russian невинная ложь…
in Turkish masum yalan, beyaz yalan, zararsız yalan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 善意的谎话, 无伤大雅的谎言…
in Polish niewinne kłamstewko…
(Definition of white lie from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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