Definition of "fabling" [fabling]

  • 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 (noun)
  • To relate or tell (fables) (verb)
  • To speak untruthfully; tell lies (verb)
  • To talk about or describe in the manner of a fable (verb)
  • Present participle of fable. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "fabling" in a sentence
  • "Faces and feces were her fecundity, the source of unfettered fabling."
  • "While I am generally leery of fabling of this sort, I did very much like Mordecai Gerstein's THE OLD COUNTRY as did my nine-year-old students."
  • "But of that cathedral nothing is now left but a heap of fragments, and a stone, on which, fabling tradition says, Henry II. was reconciled to the"
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