Synonyms of yarn in English:

yarn


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noun

1‘you need to use a fine yarn’

SYNONYMS
thread, cotton, wool, fibre, filament, strand
ply
cord, twine, string, line

2‘he told a rather tedious yarn about two Italian peasants’

SYNONYMS
story, tale, anecdote, fable, parable, traveller's tale, fairy story, rigmarole, saga, sketch, narrative, reminiscence, account, report, history
informal tall tale, tall story, cock and bull story, shaggy-dog story, spiel