noun, plural stories.
a narrative, either true or fictitious, in prose or verse, designed to interest, amuse, or instruct the hearer or reader; tale.
a fictitious tale, shorter and less elaborate than a novel.
such narratives or tales as a branch of literature:
song and story.
the plot or succession of incidents of a novel, poem, drama, etc.:
The characterizations were good, but the story was weak.
a narration of an incident or a series of events or an example of these that is or may be narrated, as an anecdote, joke, etc.
a narration of the events in the life of a person or the existence of a thing, or such events as a subject for narration:
the story of medicine; the story of his life.
a report or account of a matter; statement or allegation:
The story goes that he rejected the offer.
a lie or fabrication:
What he said about himself turned out to be a story.
verb (used with object), storied, storying.
to ornament with pictured scenes, as from history or legend.
Obsolete. to tell the history or story of.
noun (pl) -ries
a narration of a chain of events told or written in prose or verse
Also called short story. a piece of fiction, briefer and usually less detailed than a novel
Also called story line. the plot of a book, film, etc
an event that could be the subject of a narrative
a report or statement on a matter or event
the event or material for such a report
(informal) a lie, fib, or untruth
cut a long story short, make a long story short, to leave out details in a narration
(informal) the same old story, the familiar or regular course of events
the story goes, it is commonly said or believed
verb (transitive) -ries, -rying, -ried
to decorate (a pot, wall, etc) with scenes from history or legends
noun (pl) -ries
another spelling (esp US) of storey
noun 1. a secret plan or scheme to accomplish some purpose, especially a hostile, unlawful, or evil purpose: a plot to overthrow the government. 2. Also called storyline. the plan, scheme, or main story of a literary or dramatic work, as a play, novel, or short story. 3. a small piece or area of ground: […]
noun 1. plot (def 2). 2. a detailed description of the plot of a motion picture, TV series, etc., for use by writers, producers, prospective investors, or the like: The story line runs to 125 pages. noun 1. the plot of a book, film, play, etc
- Story of mel
The story of Mel
noun 1. a person who tells or writes stories or anecdotes. 2. a person who tells more or less trivial falsehoods; fibber. noun 1. a person who tells stories 2. (informal) a liar