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fairy tale

noun

Simple Definition of fairy tale

  • : a simple children's story about magical creatures

  • : a false story that is meant to trick people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fairy tale

  1. 1 a :  a story (as for children) involving fantastic forces and beings (as fairies, wizards, and goblins) —called also fairy story b :  a story in which improbable events lead to a happy ending

  2. 2 :  a made-up story usually designed to mislead

Examples of fairy tale in a sentence

  1. the fairy tale about the sleeping princess

  2. Everything he told us about his happy marriage was just a fairy tale.



1749

First Known Use of fairy tale

1749


FAIRY TALE Defined for Kids

fairy tale

noun

Definition of fairy tale for Students

  1. :  a simple children's story about magical creatures





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