Origin of fairy tale
Examples from the Web for fairytale
Still, despite the fairytale, campaigns pour good money after bad to lure this vote.
Newsweek tries to argue that its survey shows that we no longer believe in ‘the fairytale’ of William and Kate.
This fairytale of a cosmopolitan-cultural-melting-pot that is the envy of the international community certainly has its charms.
It looks a bit like a beautiful tablecloth, laid out on the floor for a fairytale picnic.Here Comes the Bride…In Flaming Red: Two Centuries of Colorful Wedding Dresses|Liza Foreman|May 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It hosts a big, public wedding to remind everyone that it can, as a statement of power, not a fairytale.
You have been giving me a summary of a fairytale, haven't you?Rossmoyne|Unknown
What one can see through the wide-open veranda is very pretty; I will admit that it resembles the landscape of a fairytale.Madame Chrysantheme Complete|Pierre Loti
Suppose my child ask me what the fairytale means, what am I to say?A Dish Of Orts|George MacDonald
We all told our experiences of the day, and Dr. Inglis said: 'But this is the best of all; it is just like a fairytale.'Elsie Inglis|Eva Shaw McLaren
The processes of germination are as fascinating as a fairytale.ABC of Vegetable Gardening|Eben Eugene Rexford
British Dictionary definitions for fairytale
Word Origin and History for fairytale
"oral narrative centered on magical tests, quests, and transformations," 1749, translating French Conte de feés of Madame d'Aulnois (1698, translated into English 1699). As an adjective (also fairytale), attested by 1963.