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Meaning of FAIRY TALE

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an interesting but highly implausible story; often told as an excuse
  2. [n]  a story about fairies; told to amuse children
 Synonyms: cock-and-bull story, fairy story, fairytale, song and dance
 See Also: fib, narration, narrative, story, tale, taradiddle, tarradiddle



Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are a character in a fairy tale, suggests your need to be rescued or to be swept off your feet. It also indicates that you are exploring your limits and trying to awaken your fullest potential. Dreaming that you are reading a fairy tale indicates that you are a romantic at heart.
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 Related Terms: adventure story, allegory, apologue, bedtime story, blague, cock-and-bull story, detective story, exaggeration, fable, fabliau, falsehood, falsity, fantasy, farfetched story, farrago, fib, fiction, fish story, flam, flimflam, folk story, folktale, gest, ghost story, half-truth, horse opera, legal fiction, legend, lie, little white lie, love story, Marchen, mendacity, mystery, mystery story, myth, mythology, mythos, nursery tale, parable, pious fiction, prevarication, romance, science fiction, shocker, slight stretching, space fiction, space opera, story, suspense story, tale, tall story, tall tale, taradiddle, thriller, trumped-up story, untruth, Western, Western story, Westerner, white lie, whodunit, work of fiction, yarn