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Synonyms for yarn
yɑrn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. narration, recital, yarn(noun)

    the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events

    "his narration was hesitant"

    Synonyms:
    narration, narrative, recitation, story, reading, recital, thread, tale

  2. thread, yarn(verb)

    a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

    Synonyms:
    recital, narration, screw thread, thread, train of thought, ribbon

  3. yarn(verb)

    tell or spin a yarn

Wiktionary

  1. yarn(noun)

    Synonyms:
    tale, story

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. yarn(n.)

    Synonyms:
    woollen thread

  2. yarn(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] story, tale

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    son, thread, spinning, ghazl, yarns, fil, wire, sons, flirtation, wool, hilo, fils

How to use yarn in a sentence?

  1. Stephen Yates:

    I don't have particular sympathy for delegates who chose not to avail themselves of the opportunity in full committee, and then start spinning yarn about how this came about.

  2. Nick Merrill:

    While the GOP may want to spin a good yarn on this, let's not get tied up in knots, we wanted to accommodate the press, allow her to greet voters, and allow the press to be right there in the parade with her as opposed to preset locations. And that's what we did.

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