Synonyms for fables
- fairy story
- fairy tale
- fish story
- old chestnut
- old saw
- one for the birds
- tall story
- white lie
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FABLES
I have no faith in the old wives' fables that we are most miserable when we get what we want.
This is the effect on us of tropes, fables, oracles, and all poetic forms.
What is true of proverbs, is true of all fables, parables, and allegories.
To the wise, therefore, a fact is true poetry, and the most beautiful of fables.
I told you, Brent, there was often a factual basis for fables—remember?
The reverse of this is the case with the personages of the Fables.
Out upon you, magpie; would you delude the old man with fables?
There is a wonderful collection of fables, and a most complete library of ana.
She suggested some little piece of verse—some fable if there were fables in English.
Present the fables in the order in which they are given above.