A harmless or trivial lie, especially one told to avoid hurting someone’s feelings: when I was young, I told little white lies
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- But his big dreams land him in hot water when a great white lie turns him into an unlikely hero.
- But still, I understand the little white lies are usually harmless and many people tell them.
- Research revealed that untruths range from little white lies to huge whoppers aimed purely at personal gain.
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