spin a tale
Definition of spin a tale
: to make up a story She spun a tale about her car breaking down to explain why she was late.
Word by Word Definitions
: to draw out and twist fiber into yarn or thread
: to revolve rapidly : gyrate
: to feel as if in a whirl : reel
: 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
: 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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