verb (used without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for yarn
Schlacter’s installation, titled “Darn” is crafted from yarn, paper mâché sculptures, and hand-made, wall-mounted loom structures.Transformer unveils this year’s ‘Queer Threads’ exhibits|Parker Purifoy|October 22, 2020|Washington Blade
Marikar’s is a good yarn about a company that is doing well by trying to do good.
They come in two versions, a liquid silicone rubber that looks a lot like Apple’s original Sport Band and a braided version made from recycled yarn that truly sparkles.Apple Watch Series 6 first impressions: A stretchy addition looks great|Aaron Pressman|September 17, 2020|Fortune
Christopher Plummer hopes audiences will enjoy watching a “good yarn” when his new series Departure debuts on Peacock Thursday.Christopher Plummer on his new series ‘Departure’ and acting in different formats|radmarya|September 16, 2020|Fortune
Meanwhile, 40 miles south of Conover, in the town of Belmont, the Textile Technology Center at Gaston College specializes in what the industry refers to as “yarn.”
Perhaps that's why Goldfarb didn't comment any further on his yarn.
I was afraid to tell my story directly, wanted to couch it in a fanciful (and imitative) yarn of sex and intrigue.‘Miracle Boy Grows Up’: Ben Mattlin Speaks to Jay McInerney|Jay McInerney|December 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
So we learned about it when Republicans raised it, and it became the latest ball of yarn for the news media.
In other words, he took substantial liberties with the facts to improve the yarn.
I wur, an' I wurn't, which is not mebbe a very plain statement, but you kin jedge fur yourself if you care to hear my yarn.In Search of El Dorado|Alexander MacDonald
He threw the paper across to the young men to sign as witnesses, and then returned to his glass and his yarn.A Mock Idyl|Percy Ross
This man was a manufacturer of linen cloth, and used to bleach his own yarn.Yorkshire Oddities, Incidents and Strange Events|S. Baring-Gould
Starters should not wind on to bobbins when there is yarn on to piece up by.Instruction book on ring spinning|Francis L. Lincoln
I told you there was quite a yarn hitched to that smokin' business.Thankful's Inheritance|Joseph C. Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for yarn
- to tell such a story
- to make up or relate a series of excuses
Word Origin for yarn
Idioms and Phrases with yarn
see spin a yarn.