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

Derived forms: fairy tales, fairytales

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

Encyclopedia: Fairytale