Synonyms and Antonyms of yarn

  1. 1 a brief account of something interesting that happened especially to one personally Grandpa likes to tell yarns about when he was young Synonyms anecdote, tale, storyRelated Words episode, event, happening, incident, occurrence; recital, recitation

  2. 2 a work with imaginary characters and events that is shorter and usually less complex than a novel a ripping yarn about space travel and alien monsters Synonyms narrative, novelette, novella, short story, tale, storyRelated Words bedtime story; exemplum, fable, parable; anecdote, joke; fairy tale, folktale, legend, myth, romance; account, annals, chronicle, history, record, report

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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