Definition of "fables" [fables]
- (noun) Plural form of fable.
- (noun) a short moral story, esp one with animals as characters
- (noun) a false, fictitious, or improbable account; fiction or lie
- (noun) a story or legend about supernatural or mythical characters or events
- (noun) legends or myths collectively
- (noun) the plot of a play or of an epic or dramatic poem
- (verb) to relate or tell (fables)
- (verb) to speak untruthfully; tell lies
- (verb) to talk about or describe in the manner of a fable
Use "fables" in a sentence
- "The King James Version uses the word fables, which translates to the Greek word for myths, which is muthos ."
- "And from the remembrances thus preserved and transmitted by tradition, each generation obscuring or exaggerating them, have descended what we call fables of antiquity, -- great facts, now dimly remembered and darkly presented, as shadowed over by the mists of long ages."
- "Fairies as commonly understood in fables and fairy tales are not of that sort."