Fabulate definition

făbyə-lāt
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To engage in the composition of fables or stories, especially those featuring a strong element of fantasy.
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To write or tell fictitious stories, esp. highly allegorical or fantastic ones.
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(intransitive) To tell invented stories, often those that involve fantasy, such as fables.
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A folk story that is not entirely believable.
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(specifically) A folk story that is told for entertainment, and not intended to be taken as true.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fabulate
Plural:
fabulates

Origin of fabulate

  • Latin fābulārī fābulāt- to talk from fābula tale, talk fable

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin fābulātus, perfect passive participle of fābulor (“tell stories, chat"), from fābula (“fable").

    From Wiktionary