Definition of fairy story
: a simple children's story about magical creatures —sometimes used figuratively Their marriage is a real-life fairy story.
Word by Word Definitions
: a mythical being of folklore and romance usually having diminutive human form and magic powers
: an account of incidents or events
: to narrate or describe in story
: to adorn with a story or a scene from history
: the space in a building between two adjacent floor levels or between a floor and the roof
: a set of rooms in such a space
: a unit of measure equal to the height of the story of a building
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