fairy story

/ˌfɛri ˌstɔri/

Other forms: fairy stories

Definitions of fairy story
  1. noun
    a story about fairies; told to amuse children
    synonyms: fairy tale, fairytale
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    type of:
    narration, narrative, story, tale
    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
  2. noun
    an interesting but highly implausible story; often told as an excuse
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