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whopper

Saltos de línea: whop|per
Pronunciación: /ˈwɒpə
 
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Definición de whopper en inglés:

sustantivo

informal
1A thing that is extremely or unusually large: the novel is a 1,079 page whopper
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Mr. Greenspan's whopper must be followed by a whopper of a slump.
  • The biggest pike caught during the winter leagues was a whopper of twenty-five pounds, caught on a deadbait on March 2.
  • It was too easy, even for Julia who, fearing she wouldn't get a bite, found herself ankle-deep in whoppers.
Sinónimos
monster, brute, beast, giant, colossus, mountain, behemoth, leviathan, mammoth, monstrosity
informal jumbo
1.1A gross or blatant lie: he’s telling whoppers
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Research revealed that untruths range from little white lies to huge whoppers aimed purely at personal gain.
  • As both posts and the ‘mainstream media’ story are full of whoppers (and I don't mean they went to Burger King…) I just had to toss in my two cents.
  • Four years ago, I started the Lie Emporium, a website dedicated to lies, whoppers, porkies, politicians and just plain old cheap gags.
Sinónimos
lie, untruth, falsehood, fib, fabrication, deception, made-up story, trumped-up story, invention, piece of fiction, fiction, falsification, falsity, fairy story/tale, cock and bull story, barefaced lie;
(little) white lie, half-truth, exaggeration, prevarication, departure from the truth;
yarn, story, red herring, rumour, fable, myth, flight of fancy, figment of the imagination;
pretence, pretext, sham, ruse, wile, trickery, stratagem
informal tall story, tall tale
British rhyming slang pork pie, porky, porky pie

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