Definition of fabulate in US English:

fabulate

verb

[with object]
  • 1Relate (an event or events) as a fable or story.

    • ‘Briony fabulates a story into which the others in the house are grafted; the events of the day are the substance from which she spins her tale.’
    • ‘When real life is so fabulated, how can writers use straightforward realism?’
    1. 1.1no object Relate untrue or invented stories.

Origin

Early 17th century: from Latin fabulat- ‘narrated as a fable’, from the verb fabulari, from fabula (see fable).

Pronunciation

fabulate

/ˈfabyəˌlāt/