Synonyms of fairy story in English:

fairy story

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1‘a children's fairy story’


fairy tale, folk tale, folk story, traditional story, myth, legend, romance, fantasy, fable, fiction

informal yarn

2‘they deserve honest treatment, not fairy stories’


lie, white lie, fib, half-truth, untruth, falsity, falsehood, story, tall story, fairy tale, tall tale, made-up story, trumped-up story, fake news, fabrication, alternative fact, invention, piece of fiction, falsification

whopper, cock and bull story, angler's tale

British porky, porky pie, pork pie

humorous terminological inexactitude