an improbable (unusual or incredible or fanciful) story
a fun story that explains things people dont understand
a lighthearted and humorous
an exaggeration from a particular region of the world
a story about a heroic person who did completely outrageous, impossible things
a story about a larger - than - life character, either fictional or based on a real person who has exaggerated adventures and performs exaggerated feats of daring, strength, courage, and/or intelligence
a story from the future
a story where the main character is a hero or heroine that is larger-than-life
a story which combines fact with fiction, by greatly exaggerating real qualities about a character
a story wild wildly exaggerated or made up characters and events
a story with lots of exaggerated details, usually about some person with extraordinary powers
a tale that might start with a real person or a fictional character, but the more times it is told, the more embellished and exaggerated it gets
a unusual story that has been retold over the years and exaggerated
A distinctively American type of humorous story characterized by exaggeration. See Folktale
a fictional story, presented as a true account and usually told in the first person, that begins by describing a common situation, but gradually adds more and more unusual features until it pushes up to and beyond the limits of belief.
A humorous, exaggerated story common on the American frontier, often focusing on cases of superhuman strength.
a story about impossible or exaggerated happenings related in a realistic matter of fact and often humorous way.
Humorous story with blatant exaggerations, swaggering heroes who do the impossible with nonchalance
A tall tale is a story that claims to explain the reason for some natural phenomenon, or sometimes illustrates how skilled/intelligent/powerful the subject of the tale was. In either case, the tall tale is fictional and usually obviously so. It can, however, be based on a real figure in history.
Tall Tale, also known as Tall Tale: The Unbelievable Adventures of Pecos Bill is a 1995 family Western movie starring Patrick Swayze, Nick Stahl, Oliver Platt, Roger Aaron Brown, Scott Glenn, Catherine O'Hara, and Jared Harris.