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tal·l tale

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  1. tall talenoun

    Synonyms:
    whopper

  2. tall talenoun

    A greatly exaggerated, fantastic story.

    He returned on Monday with a tall tale about a 100-pound fish he had caught.

    Synonyms:
    whopper

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tall talenoun

    an improbable (unusual or incredible or fanciful) story

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  1. Marshall Trimble:

    Someone keeps swearing to me that in Arizona it's illegal to have sex with a rodeo clown in an elevator on Tuesdays, it's a tall tale of course, but they're told as truth.

  2. William Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act V, Scene V (MacBeth):

    Life is but a walking Shadow, a poor Player That struts and frets his Hour upon the Stage, And then is heard no more; It is a tall Tale, Told by an Idiot, full of Sound and Fury, Signifying nothing."


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