Definition of Yarn in English :

Define Yarn in English

Yarn meaning in English

Meaning of Yarn in English

Pronunciation of Yarn in English

Yarn pronunciation in English

Pronounce Yarn in English


see synonyms of yarn


1. narration, recital, yarn

the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events

Example Sentences:
'his narration was hesitant'

2. thread, yarn

a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving


3. yarn

tell or spin a yarn

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of yarn
a continuous twisted strand of natural or synthetic fibres, used in weaving, knitting, etc
2. informal
a long and often involved story or account, usually telling of incredible or fantastic events
3.  spin a yarn
4. (intransitive)
to tell such a story or stories

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see synonyms of yarn
any fiber, as wool, silk, flax, cotton, nylon, glass, etc., spun into strands for weaving, knitting, or making thread
coarse fibers woven into strands for rope-making
3.  Informal
a tale or story, esp. one that seems exaggerated or hard to believe
verb intransitive
4.  Informal, Obsolete
to tell yarns

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of yarn
a. A continuous strand of twisted threads of natural or synthetic fibers, such as wool or nylon, used in weaving or knitting.
b. A similar strand of other materials such as glass or plastic.
2. Informal A long, often elaborate narrative of real or fictitious adventures; an entertaining tale.
intr.v. yarned, yarn·ing, yarns
To tell an entertaining tale or series of tales.

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