shaggy-dog story

noun

Definition of shaggy-dog story

old-fashioned
: a long story or joke with an ending that is disappointing or that makes no sense

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“Shaggy-dog story.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shaggy-dog%20story. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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