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yarn

yarn

 
pronunciation:
yarn
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a strand of twisted fibers made from natural or synthetic materials and used esp. for knitting or weaving.
 
similar words:
fiber, strand, textile, thread
definition 2: a woven strand of coarse fibers from which rope is made.
similar words:
fiber, strand, thread
definition 3: (informal) a long tale that is often exaggerated or hard to believe.
similar words:
account, anecdote, cock-and-bull story, fiction, invention, narrative, sob story, song and dance, story, tale
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: yarned, yarning, yarns
definition: (informal) to tell a long, often exaggerated story.
similar words:
bullshit, exaggerate, jaw