tale: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (tāl), [key]
- a narrative that relates the details of some real or imaginary event, incident, or case; story: a tale about Lincoln's dog.
- a literary composition having the form of such a narrative.
- a falsehood; lie.
- a rumor or piece of gossip, often malicious or untrue.
- the full number or amount.
- enumeration; count.
- talk; discourse.
- tale (Thesaurus)