Definition of a tall story or tale in English:
An account that is fanciful and difficult to believe: he would regale me with some of his tall stories
More example sentences
- He could make you hear his sly smile, he could make you cry at a sad story, he could make you believe a tall tale.
- It may sound like a tall tale but a Keighley museum has come to the rescue after an Isle of Man exhibition was unable to find any stuffed Manx cats to display - despite the cats originating on the island several hundred years ago.
- I can't find any info, is this just a tall tale or is it true?