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Noun: fairy story  'feh-ree'sto-ree
  1. A story about fairies; told to amuse children
    - fairytale, fairy tale
     
  2. An interesting but highly implausible story; often told as an excuse
    - fairytale, fairy tale, cock-and-bull story, song and dance

Derived forms: fairy stories

Type of: fib, narration, narrative, porky [Brit], porky pie [Brit], story, tale, taradiddle, tarradiddle

Encyclopedia: Fairy story