- ornamented with designs showing scenes from history, a story, etc.
- famous in story or history
having stories, or floors: usually in hyphenated compounds: many-storied
- Celebrated or famous in history or story: the storied journey of the Mayflower.
- Ornamented with designs representing scenes from history, legend, or story: storied tapestry.
Having or consisting of a specified number of stories. Often used in combination: a three-storied house; a multistoried office building.
(comparative more storied, superlative most storied)
Variant of story
- the telling of a happening or connected series of happenings, whether true or fictitious; account; narration
- an anecdote or joke
- a fictitious literary composition in prose or poetry, shorter than a novel; narrative; tale; specif., short story
- the form of literature represented by such compositions
- the plot of a novel, play, film, etc.
- a report or rumor
- Informal a falsehood or fib
- romantic legend or history
- a news event or a report of it
- Informal the pertinent facts or circumstances relating to a particular person, situation, etc., esp. such facts not widely known or previously revealed: what's his story? what's the story on your firing?
- Informal the situation with regard to the subject being discussed; the aggregate of facts or circumstances involved: what's the story on the hostages?
Origin of storyMiddle English storie ; from Old French estoire ; from Classical Latin historia: see history