spin a tale

Definition of spin a tale

  1. :  to make up a story She spun a tale about her car breaking down to explain why she was late.

Word by Word Definitions

spinplay
  1. :  to draw out and twist fiber into yarn or thread

    :  to revolve rapidly :  gyrate

    :  to feel as if in a whirl :  reel

  1. :  the act of spinning or twirling something

    :  an instance of spinning or of spinning something

    :  the whirling motion imparted (as to a ball or top) by spinning

taleplay
  1. :  a usually imaginative narrative of an event :  story

    :  an intentionally untrue report :  falsehood

    :  a series of events or facts told or presented :  account


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