whopper


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whapper \Whap"per\, Whopper \Whop"per\, n. [See Whap.]
   Something uncommonly large of the kind; something
   astonishing; -- applied especially to a bold lie. Now (1998)
   usually spelled whopper. [Colloq.]
   [1913 Webster +PJC] Whapping
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Whopper \Whop"per\, n. [Cf. Whapper.]
   1. One who, or that which, whops.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. something very large, especially a big lie. Same as
      Whapper, but the more common spelling.
      [1913 Webster]
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