1. [ noun ] an account describing incidents or events
Synonyms: story tale narrative recital 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
2. [ verb ] tell or spin a yarn
Related terms: tell narration
3. [ noun ] a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
Synonyms: thread
Related terms: cord floss purl ligature lastex dental_floss cotton suture tinsel warp woof worsted pile string
Similar spelling:   yearn