Definition of fish story in English:

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fish story


US informal
An incredible or far-fetched story.
Example sentences
  • Are you willing to swear you're not feeding me a fish story?
  • The action never stopped the rest of the day, and if you think this is just another fish story, I've got it all on videotape.
  • But those are fish stories, anecdotal evidence at best.

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Syllabification: fish sto·ry

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