Synonyms of myth in English:

myth


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noun

1‘ancient Greek myths’

SYNONYMS
folk tale, story, folk story, legend, tale, fable, saga, allegory, parable, tradition, lore, folklore
technical mythos, mythus

2‘there are still plenty of myths surrounding pregnancy and childbirth’

SYNONYMS
misconception, fallacy, mistaken belief, false notion, misbelief, old wives' tale, fairy story, fairy tale, fiction, fantasy, delusion, figment of the imagination
invention, fabrication, falsehood, untruth, lie, trumped-up story, fake news, alternative fact
informal story, tall story, tall tale, fib, cock and bull story, kidology