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

Definition of whopper in English:


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.
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.

Words that rhyme with whopper

bopper, copper, cropper, Dopper, dropper, hopper, improper, Joppa, poppa, popper, proper, shopper, stopper, swapper, topper
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