Definition of Story-telling

Story-telling n. means: The act or practice of telling stories.

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Story-telling n. means: The act or practice of telling stories.

Meaning of Story-telling

Story-telling (n.) means: The act or practice of telling stories.

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Story-telling (n.): The act or practice of telling stories.

Story-telling (a.): Being accustomed to tell stories.

Narrative (a.): Apt or inclined to relate stories, or to tell particulars of events; story-telling; garrulous.

Telling (a.): Operating with great effect; effective; as, a telling speech.

Story (v. t.): To tell in historical relation; to make the subject of a story; to narrate or describe in story.

Narrative (n.): That which is narrated; the recital of a story; a continuous account of the particulars of an event or transaction; a story.

Entresol (n.): A low story between two higher ones, usually between the ground floor and the first story; mezzanine.

Story (n.): A euphemism or child's word for "a lie;" a fib; as, to tell a story.

Over-story (n.): The clearstory, or upper story, of a building.

Story-teller (n.): One who tells stories; a narrator of anecdotes,incidents, or fictitious tales; as, an amusing story-teller.

Floor (n.): A story of a building. See Story.

Basement (a.): The outer wall of the ground story of a building, or of a part of that story, when treated as a distinct substructure. ( See Base, n., 3 (a).) Hence: The rooms of a ground floor, collectively.

Yarn (n.): A story told by a sailor for the amusement of his companions; a story or tale; as, to spin a yarn.

Mezzanine (n.): A partial story which is not on the same level with the story of the main part of the edifice, as of a back building, where the floors are on a level with landings of the staircase of the main house.

Fiction (n.): That which is feigned, invented, or imagined; especially, a feigned or invented story, whether oral or written. Hence: A story told in order to deceive; a fabrication; -- opposed to fact, or reality.

Telling (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Tell

Myth (n.): A story of great but unknown age which originally embodied a belief regarding some fact or phenomenon of experience, and in which often the forces of nature and of the soul are personified; an ancient legend of a god, a hero, the origin of a race, etc.; a wonder story of prehistoric origin; a popular fable which is, or has been, received as historical.

Telltale (a.): Telling tales; babbling.

Talebearing (a.): Telling tales officiously.

Metopomancy (n.): Fortune telling by physiognomy.

Cartomancy (n.): The art of telling fortunes with cards.

Physiognomy (n.): The art telling fortunes by inspection of the features.

Outtell (v. t.): To surpass in telling, counting, or reckoning.

Veridical (a.): Truth-telling; truthful; veracious.

Chirography (n.): The art of telling fortunes by examining the hand.

Blockhouse (n.): An edifice or structure of heavy timbers or logs for military defense, having its sides loopholed for musketry, and often an upper story projecting over the lower, or so placed upon it as to have its sides make an angle wit the sides of the lower story, thus enabling the defenders to fire downward, and in all directions; -- formerly much used in America and Germany.

Narration (n.): The act of telling or relating the particulars of an event; rehearsal; recital.

Recital (n.): A telling in detail and due order of the particulars of anything, as of a law, an adventure, or a series of events; narration.

Chiromancy (n.): The art or practice of foretelling events, or of telling the fortunes or the disposition of persons by inspecting the hand; palmistry.

Palmistry (n.): The art or practice of divining or telling fortunes, or of judging of character, by the lines and marks in the palm of the hand; chiromancy.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Story-telling

Meaning of jackanory

jackanory means: Whenever someone at school would start telling something that was clearly a made-up story (or seriously exaggerated), it was the duty of those listening to start chanting "Jackanory" in order to humiliate the story-teller. Jackanory was the name of a BBC TV story-telling programme. (Jackanory, Jackanory, Jachanory.... )

Meaning of Don't hand me a line

Don't hand me a line means: An expression now used to ask for a speaker to consider telling the truth. This originated from the frequent observation that the person speaking or telling a story would not be helping to tie up boat lines or ropes while docking, but rather leaving the job to the other sailors.

Meaning of wind up

wind up means: To tease, for example by telling a false story designed to elicit a particular reaction, for example telling someone in a block of high rise flats that their lifts were to be disabled to encourage fitness in the block inhabitants. (in this case "wind" rhymes with "mind").

Meaning of Brush the salt off the shoulders

Brush the salt off the shoulders means: A remark that may be made to somebody who is telling an exaggerated sea story.

Meaning of milk it

milk it means: To bum, bludge, borrow by telling some sort of story to your advantage, eg. milking cigarettes off a stranger.

Meaning of Firing a Gun

Firing a Gun means:  Introducing a story by head and shoulders. A man, wanting to tell a particular story, said to the company, “Hark, did you not hear a gun? But now we are talking of a gun, I will tell you the story of one.”

Meaning of jackanory *

jackanory * means: Noun. 1. Story. 2. A lie, a tall story. * Rhyming slang on story. [1970s]

Meaning of yarn

yarn means: telling a story ‘What a great yarn.’

Meaning of Spin A Yarn

Spin A Yarn means: To tell a story. Sailors whiled away time by telling stories whilst making spun-yarn and other ropework. Spindle Buoy: A tall cone shaped navigational buoy.

Meaning of Spindle Buoy

Spindle Buoy means: Spin A Yarn: To tell a story. Sailors whiled away time by telling stories whilst making spun-yarn and other ropework. A tall cone shaped navigational buoy.

Meaning of Buzzkill

Buzzkill means: That which destroys the buzz. Examples are fights with one?s significant other while at the bar, boors who insist on telling that story one more time, your best friend admitting that he/she is sleeping with your significant other, horrible music after you?ve just heard three of your favorite songs in a row, or discovering that you actually have less than half of the money that you thought you had at the beginning of the evening.

Meaning of Foxtrot Oscar

Foxtrot Oscar means: Phonetic use of the Nato alphabet standing for the letters F O. It is a polite way of telling someone to go away (as opposed to telling them to Fuck Off).

Meaning of telling

telling means: Consists of alerting the authorities (grownups) to some crime committed by a fellow child. Most common phrase: "I'm telling!" (often said in a really whiney way with the first syllable draw out).

Meaning of om, om-ertz

om, om-ertz means: Contraction of a contraction of 'homosexual'. Contributor explains it as follows: "By the time I was at school (started primary in 86) 'hom' was out of use and had been bastardised to 'om'(I'm fairly sure that 'hom' must be its origin, but its a cross with 'orrr') and was used when another person had done something really bad/said a rude word or whatever and was an expression of shock - "ooooooommmmmm, I'm telling!". The 'I'm telling' was rarely absent from the phrase. (ed: this seems remarkably similar in form to another entry 'Ah'mer! I'm Telling off you' - I wonder if they're the same thing?) Then a new generation of the word was born in roughly 1990/1. My stepsister and brother were playing with the kids of a family friend, one of whom was called Thomas. Thomas did something wrong and my stepsister came out with 'Ohmas Thomas, I'm telling'. they started using 'omas' at school and now its common in schools across Bolton, usually pronounced 'om-erz',".

Meaning of FAIRY STORY

FAIRY STORY means: Fairy story is British rhyming slang for Tory.Fairy story is British slang for an unbelievable tale or excuse.

Meaning of JOLSON STORY

JOLSON STORY means: Jolson Story is London Cockney rhyming slang for the penis (cory).

Meaning of AIN'T TODAY STORY

AIN'T TODAY STORY means: Ain't today story is Jamaican slang for a woman who looks younger than she really is.

Meaning of STORY

STORY means: Story is British slang for a lie.Story is British slang for information.

Meaning of Upper Story

Upper Story means: The brain, the head. "He’s not right in his upper story.”

Meaning of lurgi, lurgy

lurgi, lurgy means: Imaginary sickness that 1) girls had and you contracted by kissing them. 2) you had as a matter of course from being smelly or dirty or not like the other kids. The imaginary disease of the lurgi could also be spontaneously developed by someone in order to start a game whereby the afflicted child had to pass it on to someone else by touch. Other children could protect themselves by calling "injected!" and miming using a syringe in their arm. The word originates from an episode of the British 50s radio programme The Goon Show. The episode was called "Lurgi Strikes Britain", telling the story of an epidemic of the fictitious disease - and 45 years later the word is used universally across British schools by children who have never heard of the Goons.

Meaning of Story-telling

Story-telling means: The act or practice of telling stories.

Meaning of Story-telling

Story-telling means: Being accustomed to tell stories.

Meaning of Narrative

Narrative means: Apt or inclined to relate stories, or to tell particulars of events; story-telling; garrulous.

Meaning of Telling

Telling means: Operating with great effect; effective; as, a telling speech.

Meaning of Story

Story means: To tell in historical relation; to make the subject of a story; to narrate or describe in story.

Meaning of Narrative

Narrative means: That which is narrated; the recital of a story; a continuous account of the particulars of an event or transaction; a story.

Meaning of Entresol

Entresol means: A low story between two higher ones, usually between the ground floor and the first story; mezzanine.

Meaning of Story

Story means: A euphemism or child's word for "a lie;" a fib; as, to tell a story.

Meaning of Over-story

Over-story means: The clearstory, or upper story, of a building.

Meaning of Story-teller

Story-teller means: One who tells stories; a narrator of anecdotes,incidents, or fictitious tales; as, an amusing story-teller.

Meaning of Floor

Floor means: A story of a building. See Story.

Meaning of Basement

Basement means: The outer wall of the ground story of a building, or of a part of that story, when treated as a distinct substructure. ( See Base, n., 3 (a).) Hence: The rooms of a ground floor, collectively.

Meaning of Yarn

Yarn means: A story told by a sailor for the amusement of his companions; a story or tale; as, to spin a yarn.

Meaning of Mezzanine

Mezzanine means: A partial story which is not on the same level with the story of the main part of the edifice, as of a back building, where the floors are on a level with landings of the staircase of the main house.

Meaning of Fiction

Fiction means: That which is feigned, invented, or imagined; especially, a feigned or invented story, whether oral or written. Hence: A story told in order to deceive; a fabrication; -- opposed to fact, or reality.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Figurine

Figurine means: A very small figure, whether human or of an animal; especially, one in terra cotta or the like; -- distinguished from statuette, which is applied to small figures in bronze, marble, etc.

Meaning of Leap

Leap means: To cause to leap; as, to leap a horse across a ditch.

Meaning of Monarchical

Monarchical means: Of or pertaining to a monarch, or to monarchy.

Meaning of Participate

Participate means: To have a share in common with others; to take a part; to partake; -- followed by in, formely by of; as, to participate in a debate.

Meaning of Sweetmeat

Sweetmeat means: Fruit preserved with sugar, as peaches, pears, melons, nuts, orange peel, etc.; -- usually in the plural; a confect; a confection.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of GET THE PICTURE

GET THE PICTURE means: Get the picture is slang for to understand fully.

Meaning of bum-numbing

bum-numbing means: Adj. Of work, a task, or event, exceedingly tiring or tedious. Also bum-numbingly.

Meaning of YCMU

YCMU means: You Crack Me Up

Meaning of Roman Candles

Roman Candles means: Sandals

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