Synonyms for fairy story
- folk ballad
- folk tale
- tall story
Antonyms for fairy story
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FAIRY STORY
What I write will sound like some fairy story, I fear, to my people at home.
"It is a fairy story you have given us," said an American officer.
It was like a fairy story, and, what was best of all, it continued.
There is something romantic, like a fairy story, in a treasure cave.
The play of King Lear is based upon a fable and a fairy story.
While the children are putting on their French cambrics, I will tell you a Fairy story.
I want to be thrust into the middle of some fairy story before I die.
Was she telling them a fairy story, or teaching them a new game of whist?
Elizabeth had never read a fairy story or any vivid description.
I've woven quite a fairy story about those wonderful eyes of hers.
"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.