taradiddle

[ tar-uh-did-l ]

Part of Speech

noun

Definition

a small lie; fib

Origin + Etymology

late 18th century: perhaps related to diddle

Synonyms

  • fib
  • white lie
  • fable
  • fabrication
  • falsity
  • tale
  • untruth

Antonyms

  • truth

Example

No sane person would make up such a taradiddle!

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