What is another word for tall story?

236 synonyms found


[ tˈɔːl stˈɔːɹɪ], [ tˈɔːl stˈɔːɹɪ], [ t_ˈɔː_l s_t_ˈɔː_ɹ_ɪ]

A tall story, also known as a tall tale, refers to a highly imaginative and exaggerated story that may seem unlikely or unbelievable. There are several synonyms for this word including yarn, whopper, exaggerated story, fish story, and cock and bull story. These words describe a story that is often filled with exaggerations, fabricated details, and dramatic elements that make it appear larger than life. The word tall tale is often associated with American folklore, where stories of heroes and legends were exaggerated to increase their appeal and entertainment value. These days, the term tall story can be used to describe any story or narrative that has elements of exaggeration or fabrication.

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A tall story is a story that is not true. It is also called a tall tale.

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