a story about fairies; told to amuse children
an interesting but highly implausible story; often told as an excuse
- Fairy Tale is not true, but there is a hint in it.
- That sounds like a good fairy tale, doesnt it?
- Animals are often personified in fairy tales.
- Their love story sounds like a fairy tale.
- A false tale often betrays itself.
- He trumped up a tale of having been robbed on the road.