Definition of whopper in English:


Syllabification: whop·per
Pronunciation: /ˈ(h)wäpər


1A thing that is extremely or unusually large: the novel is a 1,079 page whopper
More example sentences
  • 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.
giant, monster, colossus, mammoth, monstrosity, brute
informal jumbo
1.1A gross or blatant lie.
More example sentences
  • 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.

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