fairy tale

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Noun[change]

Singular
fairy tale

Plural
fairy tales

  1. A fairy tale is a story that has fantasy characters like fairies, wizards, or goblins.
    I told my daughter a fairy tale to make her fall asleep last night.
  2. If someone tells a fairy tale, they are telling a story that is made-up and that is trying to trick the person they are talking to.
    He said I hit him, but it's a fairy tale! I wasn't even in the country!

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