a trivial lie;
"he told a fib about eating his spinach"
"how can I stop my child from telling stories?"
tell a relatively insignificant lie;
"Fibbing is not acceptable, even if you don't call it lying"
- Stop telling such silly fibs.
- She was for the fib, but not the lie.
- Those who will tell one fib, will hardly stick at another.
- Stop fibbing!
- He felt guilty and was trying to fib out of it.
They are very sincere; they don't tell fibs.出自： H. James