Slang meaning of Stretchin' the Blanket

Stretchin' the Blanket means: Telling a tall tale.

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Stretchin' the Blanket means: Telling a tall tale.

Slang definition of Stretchin' the Blanket

Stretchin' the Blanket means: Telling a tall tale.

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

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

Tall (superl.): High in stature; having a considerable, or an unusual, extension upward; long and comparatively slender; having the diameter or lateral extent small in proportion to the height; as, a tall person, tree, or mast.

Romance (n.): A species of fictitious writing, originally composed in meter in the Romance dialects, and afterward in prose, such as the tales of the court of Arthur, and of Amadis of Gaul; hence, any fictitious and wonderful tale; a sort of novel, especially one which treats of surprising adventures usually befalling a hero or a heroine; a tale of extravagant adventures, of love, and the like.

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

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

Telltale (a.): Telling tales; babbling.

Metopomancy (n.): Fortune telling by physiognomy.

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

Talebearing (a.): Telling tales officiously.

Tale (n.): See Tael.

Tale (v. i.): To tell stories.

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.

Talewise (adv.): In a way of a tale or story.

Tell (n.): That which is told; tale; account.

Spell (n.): A story; a tale.

Tale (v. i.): A count or declaration.

Toy (v. t.): An old story; a silly tale.

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

Legendary (n.): A book of legends; a tale or narrative.

Gest (n.): A tale of achievements or adventures; a stock story.

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.

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

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.

Pokal (n.): A tall drinking cup.

Six-footer (n.): One who is six feet tall.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Telling a tall tale.

Meaning of Stretchin' the Blanket

Stretchin' the Blanket means: Telling a tall tale.

Meaning of Stringing a Whizzer

Stringing a Whizzer means: Telling a tall tale.

Meaning of tattle-tale, tattler

tattle-tale, tattler means: A child in the habit of "telling" frequently and generally only for the purpose of making him/herself look superior...is a tattle-tale.

Meaning of une histoire à dormir debout

une histoire à dormir debout means: a tall tale

Meaning of Spin a yarn

Spin a yarn means: An exaggerated story or tall tale

Meaning of FAIRY TALE

FAIRY TALE means: Fairy tale is British slang for an unbelievable tale or excuse.

Meaning of CLAT−TALE

CLAT−TALE means: Clat−tale is British slang for a tell−tale.

Meaning of TELL THE TALE

TELL THE TALE means: Tell the tale is slang for deceive or trick with a plausible story. A hoax.

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 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 SORROWFUL TALE

SORROWFUL TALE means: Sorrowful tale is London Cockney rhyming slang for gaol.

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 Tall poppy syndrome

Tall poppy syndrome means: An expression to denote resentment by the ordinary Aussie worker towards the success of a "Tall poppy"

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 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 TALL POPPIES

TALL POPPIES means: Tall poppies is Australian slang for prominent people.

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 JACK OF TALL TALES

JACK OF TALL TALES means: Jack of tall tales is British slang for a liar.

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 Telling

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

Meaning of Story-telling

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

Meaning of Tall

Tall means: High in stature; having a considerable, or an unusual, extension upward; long and comparatively slender; having the diameter or lateral extent small in proportion to the height; as, a tall person, tree, or mast.

Meaning of Romance

Romance means: A species of fictitious writing, originally composed in meter in the Romance dialects, and afterward in prose, such as the tales of the court of Arthur, and of Amadis of Gaul; hence, any fictitious and wonderful tale; a sort of novel, especially one which treats of surprising adventures usually befalling a hero or a heroine; a tale of extravagant adventures, of love, and the like.

Meaning of Telling

Telling means: of Tell

Meaning of Cartomancy

Cartomancy means: The art of telling fortunes with cards.

Meaning of Telltale

Telltale means: Telling tales; babbling.

Meaning of Metopomancy

Metopomancy means: Fortune telling by physiognomy.

Meaning of Story-telling

Story-telling means: Being accustomed to tell stories.

Meaning of Talebearing

Talebearing means: Telling tales officiously.

Meaning of Tale

Tale means: See Tael.

Meaning of Tale

Tale means: To tell stories.

Meaning of Physiognomy

Physiognomy means: The art telling fortunes by inspection of the features.

Meaning of Outtell

Outtell means: To surpass in telling, counting, or reckoning.

Meaning of Veridical

Veridical means: Truth-telling; truthful; veracious.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Leasable

Leasable means: Such as can be leased.

Meaning of News

News means: Something strange or newly happened.

Meaning of Pistacia

Pistacia means: The name of a genus of trees, including the tree which bears the pistachio, the Mediterranean mastic tree (Pistacia Lentiscus), and the species (P. Terebinthus) which yields Chian or Cyprus turpentine.

Meaning of Protreptical

Protreptical means: Adapted to persuade; hortatory; persuasive.

Meaning of Steeling

Steeling means: of Steel

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of GIRLY

GIRLY means: Girly is slang for weak, unassertive, feminine.

Meaning of Roger

Roger means: - Same kind of problem that Randy has here, except we have people called Roger and no Randys. You will see a strange smile on the face of a Brit every time "Roger the Rabbit" is mentioned!! To roger means to have your wicked way with a lady. My Oxford English Dictionary says to copulate. You might say screw.

Meaning of golden arches

golden arches means: A Macdonald's restaurant. Let's get a burger at the golden arches.

Meaning of Matilda

Matilda means: A term used for the police.

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