fairy story

fairy story
fairy tale UK / US or fairy story UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "fairy tale":
singular fairy tale plural fairy tales
Word forms "fairy story":
singular fairy story plural fairy stories
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1) a traditional children's story in which magic things happen
2) a story or explanation that someone has invented in order to make people believe something that is not true

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  • ˈfairy ˌstory — noun [C] a traditional children s story in which magic things happen …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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