Simple Definition of fish story
: an exaggerated story : a story that is so strange or surprising that it seems very unlikely to be true
Full Definition of fish story
: an extravagant or incredible story
Examples of fish story
He told a ridiculous fish story about a swarm of giant mosquitoes.
Origin of fish story
from the traditional exaggeration by fishermen of the size of fish almost caught
First Known Use: 1819
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