In the beginning, the relationship seemed like a fairy tale.
As each model strode by, it was like watching a fairy tale come to life in the gilded salons of the Crillon.
Mirror Ball blends elements of fairy tale and allegory to a tale of a youthful one-night stand.
One of the heroes calls Christianity a 'fairy tale'—and one of the villains is a reverend.
Had California Chrome beaten those long odds once again, that would have been some fairy tale.
“It seems like a fairy tale, anyway,” said Jessie, wide-eyed and pink-cheeked.
He attempts to excuse himself for the theft of the fairy tale.
"The old man told me a fairy tale, all right," Benson went on.
They said it was better than any fairy tale they had ever read.
And now I will tell you a fairy tale: to make you understand it at all I must put it in the shape of a tale.
"oral narrative centered on magical tests, quests, and transformations," 1749, translating French Conte de feés of Madame d'Aulnois (1698, translated into English 1699). As an adjective (also fairytale), attested by 1963.
Simplistic explanation, often condescending: don't want to hear your little bedtime story