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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a story about fairies; told to amuse children;
[syn: fairytale, fairy tale, fairy story]

2. an interesting but highly implausible story; often told as an excuse;
[syn: fairytale, fairy tale, fairy story, cock-and-bull story, song and dance]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

fairy tale \fairy tale\ n. 1. a story about magical or mythological creatures, such as fairies, elves, goblins, trolls, orcs, unicorns, wizards, dragons, etc., usually composed for the amusement of children; called also a fairy story. [PJC] 2. a false story intended to deceive or mislead, especially one involving unlikely events or situations; called also a fairy story. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

fairy story n 1: a story about fairies; told to amuse children [syn: fairytale, fairy tale, fairy story] 2: an interesting but highly implausible story; often told as an excuse [syn: fairytale, fairy tale, fairy story, cock- and-bull story, song and dance]