fairytale fairytale  /ˈfɛ ri ˌteɪl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a story about fairies; told to amuse children
  2. (n) an interesting but highly implausible story; often told as an excuse

News

  1. Check Out Lindsay Price and Curtis Stone's Beautiful Wedding Photos

    Actress Lindsey Price and celebrity chef Curtis Stone tied the knot over the weekend in a fairytale wedding in Spain and now they've shared gorgeous snapshots of their big day. Elizabeth Messina via Facebook Stone posted shots online with the caption: "To everyone out there, thank YOU for all your love and support! It was so special to share our big day with family and a small group of friends ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Zimbio

  2. Disney's Starry Into the Woods Film Sets Christmas 2014 Release

    The film adaptation of Into the Woods, the dark, Tony Award-winning fairytale musical by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, will be released in theatres Dec. 25, 2014, Walt Disney Pictures announced June 13.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Playbill

  3. Pittsburgh Pirates: The Cole Train Rolls into PNC Park with Storybook Debut

    COMMENTARY | It's a rare thing in sports when professional debuts seemingly play out in fairytale fashion. Those feelings are magnified when talking about a fan base that hasn't had a whole lot to cheer about in the last 20 years. That changed Tuesday night when one of the most hyped prospects in recent franchise history arrived in big fashion and delivered a performance many won't soon forget.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports

Quotes

  1. Mr Clinton denounced Barack Obama's surging popularity as "the biggest fairytale I've ever seen".
    on Jan 8, 2008 By: Bill Clinton Source: MSN Money

  2. Katie says: "I'm going back in because it's an amazing experience, I'ma working mum and I want closure on the fairytale that I had. I've got no agenda, I'm not going to act any different, I'm just going to be myself. Obviously six years on I'm more...
    on Nov 15, 2009 By: Katie Price Source: Unreality TV (blog)

  3. "It's a fairytale story that he gave me that opportunity years ago and he had the foresight to bring me in and groom me to get to this position," Hamilton said. "I've grabbed it with both hands and I've paid him back. I've paid him back in...
    on Nov 2, 2008 By: Lewis Hamilton Source: Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

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