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whopper

1. slang Something remarkably or astonishingly large. Often used in the phrase "whopper of a (something)." Mary and I got into a whopper of a fight last night. We went to pick out pumpkins for Halloween, and we call came back with real whoppers.
2. slang A large, flagrant lie or untruth. I asked him where he'd been, and he came out with a real whopper about having to drive upstate for work at the last minute. You've told some whoppers over the years, but this just takes the cake!

whopper

1. n. something that is of relatively great size. It was a whopper of an argument.
2. n. a very big lie. That one’s a whopper. I don’t believe a word of it.
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To score a free Whopper, T-Mobile customers just download the T-Mobile Tuesdays app for iOS or Android and get ready for Tuesday, September 3.
'We are really excited to be able to offer our new Impossible WHOPPER to our guests across the country at an unbeatable value for a limited time,' said Chris Finazzo, President, North America, Burger King Corporation.
That's right, folks: enter the Impossible Whopper, a meatless version of "America's favorite burger."
BURGER KING: SUN FLAME-GRILLED WHOPPER (4 ) My favourite kind of ads and evidence of creatives reaching the point of no return with their thinking process: extreme weather conditions, journey to the sun, and people wearing hazmat suits as they grill burgers on a satellite dish.
Watch how the new Sun Flame-Grilled WHOPPER sandwich are made:
This month, Burger King restaurants in Kuwait served its "100 percent sun flame-grilled" Whopper sandwiches bearing the same quality and appreciation of the iconic Whopper sandwich to numerous surprised guests at one of its flagship stores.
The 15-second ad starts with a Burger King employee holding up the sandwich saying, "You're watching a 15-second Burger King ad, which is unfortunately not enough time to explain all the fresh ingredients in the Whopper sandwich.
And although none are on Teesside soil, could you soon be getting a Whopper meal brought straight to your door?
The secret meal: Burger King BLT The secret: A Whopper or Whopper Junior topped with bacon.
In the story, Bucky feels sad because his beloved pet frog, Whopper, went missing months ago; Bucky and his friends could not find Whopper no matter how hard they searched.
NEW YORK -- The home of the Whopper enjoyed its biggest sales jump in nearly a decade in the U.S.
The new slogan "Be your way" was part of a Burger King Proud Whopper project.
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Sydney: Scientists were on Thursday working to classify a new species of giant jellyfish that washed up on an Australian beach, describing it as a "whopper" that took their breath away.