fibbing vs paltering what difference

what is difference between fibbing and paltering

English

Verb

fibbing

  1. present participle of fib

Noun

fibbing (plural fibbings)

  1. (informal) The telling of a lie.
    • 1893, Methodist Review (volume 75, page 957)
      Of the fibbings, conventional falsehoods, and white lies disfiguring and vitiating social intercourse and common commercial transactions, it is enough to say that they are in jarring discord with []
  2. (archaic, boxing) Repeatedly striking an opponent’s head while holding them in a headlock; a pummelling; a drubbing; a beating.
    • 1837, Barham, Richard Harris, The Ghost:
      And so did Nick, whom sometimes there would come on / A sort of fear his spouse might knock his head off, / Demolish half his teeth, or drive a rib in, / She shone so much in ‘facers’ and in ‘fibbing.’


English

Verb

paltering

  1. present participle of palter

Noun

paltering (plural palterings)

  1. Prevarication; dishonest bargaining, haggling.

Anagrams

  • prelating, replating

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