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1. fairy-ring_mushroom

noun. mushroom that grows in a fairy ring.

Synonyms

  • Marasmius
  • agaric
  • genus Marasmius

Antonyms

  • toadstool

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Words that Rhyme with Fairy Tale

  • quesnell
  • deverell
  • cartmell
  • withnail
  • travail
  • tramell
  • sumrell
  • prevail
  • portell
  • parcell
  • mortell
  • mcphail
  • mcgrail
  • marcell
  • macphail
  • exhale
  • carvell
  • cardell
  • bartell
  • averell
  • avenell
  • abimael
  • verrell
  • unveil
  • today'll
  • tirrell
  • surveil
  • savell
  • revell
  • rafale

Example sentences of the word fairy-tale


1. Noun Phrase
However, the fact that it is Shakespearean means it cannot truly be a fairy tale.

2. Noun Phrase
If brevity alone determined whether a narrative were a short story, all fairy tales would qualify.

3. Noun Phrase
Omniscient narration is a classic narrative mode, and is used frequently in fairy tales and children's stories.

4. Noun Phrase
References to castles, dragons and princesses infuse some fairy tales with medievalism, but dates are never specific.

Quotes containing the word fairy-tale


1. Yet what keeps me from dissolving right now into a complete fairy-tale shimmer is this solid truth, a truth which has veritably built my bones over the last few years--I was not rescued by a prince; I was the administrator of my own rescue*keeps me from dissolving right now into a complete fairy-tale shimmer is this solid truth, a truth which has veritably built my bones over the last few years--I was not rescued by a prince; I was the administrator of my own rescue.
*- Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love


2. This was not a fairy-tale castle and there was no such thing as a fairy-tale ending, but sometimes you could threaten to kick the handsome prince in the ham-and-eggs*not a fairy-tale castle and there was no such thing as a fairy-tale ending, but sometimes you could threaten to kick the handsome prince in the ham-and-eggs.
*- Terry Pratchett, Monstrous Regiment


3. Wedding Veil [10w] + {Couplet} A wedding veil's of no availbecause virginity's a fairy-tale*eil [10w] + {Couplet} A wedding veil's of no availbecause virginity's a fairy-tale.
*- Beryl Dov


2. fairy-slipper

noun. rare north temperate bog orchid bearing a solitary white to pink flower marked with purple at the tip of an erect reddish stalk above 1 basal leaf.

Synonyms

  • calypso
  • orchid
  • orchidaceous plant

3. fairy

noun. ['ˈfɛri'] a small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers.

Synonyms

  • pixie
  • imp
  • Robin Goodfellow
  • fay
  • elf
  • faery
  • water nymph
  • Oberson
  • Puck
  • dwarf
  • spiritual being
  • Morgan le Fay
  • tooth fairy
  • water spirit
  • faerie
  • brownie
  • supernatural being
  • gnome
  • sprite
  • pixy
  • Titania
  • water sprite
  • hob
  • fairy godmother

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • familiar
  • heterosexual
  • bisexual

Etymology

  • fairie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • faerie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. fairy

noun. ['ˈfɛri'] offensive term for an openly homosexual man.

Synonyms

  • nance
  • pouf
  • fag
  • fagot
  • shirtlifter
  • queer
  • queen
  • poove
  • gay man
  • faggot
  • pansy

Antonyms

  • male aristocrat
  • king

Etymology

  • fairie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • faerie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. tale

noun. ['ˈteɪl'] 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.

Synonyms

  • message
  • fairytale
  • content
  • fairy tale
  • narrative
  • folk tale
  • folktale
  • sob stuff
  • subject matter
  • tall tale
  • fairy story
  • tearjerker
  • sob story
  • story
  • substance
  • nursery rhyme

Antonyms

  • unhappy
  • dissatisfy
  • discontent
  • rejection

Etymology

  • talen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • talian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. tale

noun. ['ˈteɪl'] a trivial lie.

Synonyms

  • fairy tale
  • fib
  • tarradiddle
  • taradiddle
  • lie
  • cock-and-bull story
  • fairy story
  • song and dance
  • prevarication
  • story

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • belief
  • unbelief
  • displeased

Etymology

  • talen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • talian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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