English version

fairy tale

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Folklore, Literature
fairy taleˈfairy tale (also fairy story) noun [countable]  1 RFa children’s story in which magical things happen2 INVENTa story that someone has invented and is difficult to believe
Examples from the Corpus
fairy taleIn traditional fairy tales, the hero is rewarded and the enemy punished.
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