Synonyms and Antonyms for shaggy-dog-story

1. shaggy dog story (n.)

a long rambling joke whose humor derives from its pointlessness


2. shaggy (adj.)

used of hair; thick and poorly groomed

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3. story (n.)

a message that tells the particulars of an act or occurrence or course of events; presented in writing or drama or cinema or as a radio or television program


5. story (n.)

a structure consisting of a room or set of rooms at a single position along a vertical scale


10. dog (v.)

go after with the intent to catch