"oral narrative centered on magical tests, quests, and transformations," 1749, translating Fr. Conte de feés of Madame d'Aulnois (1698, translated into English 1699). As an adjective (also fairytale), attested by 1963.
n. a simplistic and condescending explanation for something; a lie. : I don't want to hear a fairy tale, just the facts, ma'am. , I've already heard your little bedtime story. You'll have to do better than that!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition. Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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It was, additionally, a story implausible as any fairy tale.
The structure of the story was always that of a fairy tale.
Read a traditional fairy tale and have students list the characters, setting or plot details.
My mustang story is a fairy tale with a happy ending.
Ah, it is so satisfying to read these kind of debates between the secularists and fairy tale supporters.
The fees for this advice are no fairy tale-some play out to the tune of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
The fairy tale legions of leprechauns, fairies, and goblins are also tricksters.
My point is that the comments are supposed to be related to the main article, not some fairy tale that you've spun up.
Finally, please don't dismiss evolution as a fairy tale.
To those who haven't spent a lot of time studying the substance, or whose study has been superficial, it seems to be a fairy tale.