Definition: a trivial lie
Usage: he told a fib about eating his spinach; how can I stop my child from telling stories?
Definition: tell a relatively insignificant lie
Usage: Fibbing is not acceptable, even if you don't call it lying
Similar words: lie
Definition: tell an untruth; pretend with intent to deceive
Usage: Don't lie to your parents; She lied when she told me she was only 29