Definition of fish story
: an extravagant or incredible story
Examples of fish story in a Sentence
He told a ridiculous fish story about a swarm of giant mosquitoes.
Origin and Etymology of fish story
from the traditional exaggeration by fishermen of the size of fish almost caught
First Known Use: 1819See Words from the same year
FISH STORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fish story for English Language Learners
: an exaggerated story : a story that is so strange or surprising that it seems very unlikely to be true
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