1. [ noun ] an account describing incidents or events
Synonyms: story tale 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. [ adjective ] consisting of or characterized by the telling of a story

"narrative poetry"

Related terms: communicative