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Synonyms for yarnyɑrn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. narration, recital, yarn(noun)

    the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events

    narration, yarn, narrative, recitation, story, reading, recital, thread, tale

  2. thread, yarn(verb)

    a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving

    recital, yarn, narration, screw thread, thread, train of thought, ribbon

  3. yarn(verb)

    tell or spin a yarn


  1. yarn(noun)

    tale, story

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. yarn(n.)

    woollen thread

  2. yarn(n.)

    [Colloquial.] story, tale

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

son, thread, spinning, ghazl, yarns, fil, wire, sons, flirtation, wool, hilo, fils

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