|1.||[ noun ] an account describing incidents or events|
|Synonyms:||story narrative recital yarn narration|
"a farfetched narrative" "after dinner he told the children stories of his adventures"
|Related terms:||report message fairytale tall_tale sob_story relation nursery_rhyme tearjerker folktale canterbury_tales introduction body conclusion tell tell tell yarn|
|2.||[ noun ] a trivial lie|
|Synonyms:||story taradiddle tarradiddle fib|
"he told a fib about eating his spinach" "how can I stop my child from telling stories?"
|Related terms:||lie fairytale fib|