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Noun: tale  teyl
  1. A message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program
    "his tale was interesting";
    - narrative, narration, story
     
  2. A trivial lie
    "he told a tale about eating his spinach";
    - fib, story, tarradiddle, taradiddle, porky pie [Brit], porky [Brit]

Sounds like: tacky, takkie, tackiel, tale, tael

Derived forms: tales

Type of: content, lie, message, prevarication, subject matter, substance

Encyclopedia: Tale