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bedtime story

noun
1.
a story told to a child at bedtime.
Origin of bedtime story
1885-1890
1885-90
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fairy tale

noun

Simplistic explanation, often condescending: don't want to hear your little bedtime story


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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