tall tale/story


Definition of tall tale/story

  1. :  a story that is very difficult to believe :  a greatly exaggerated story

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  high in stature

    :  of a specified height

    :  of considerable height

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

    :  an intentionally untrue report :  falsehood

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

  1. :  history

    :  history

    :  an account of incidents or events

  1. :  to narrate or describe in story

    :  to adorn with a story or a scene from history

  1. :  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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to criticize severely

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