What is another word for shaggydog stories?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈaɡɪdˌɒɡ stˈɔːɹɪz] (IPA)

Shaggydog stories are often long and winding tales that start off in one direction, only to end in a completely unexpected way. They typically contain exaggerated details and often leave listeners guessing until the very end. Synonyms for this type of story include tall tales, meandering narratives, winding yarns, and circuitous anecdotes. Other terms used to describe shaggydog stories are rambling accounts, elaborate fables, convoluted tales, and winding sagas. Regardless of the name, stories of this type are often told for entertainment purposes and can provide a humorous break from more serious discussions.

What are the hypernyms for Shaggydog stories?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

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