Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun yarn

2 senses of yarn

Sense 1
narration, recital, yarn -- (the act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant")
       => report, account -- (the act of informing by verbal report; "he heard reports that they were causing trouble"; "by all accounts they were a happy couple")

Sense 2
thread, yarn -- (a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving)
       => cord -- (a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb yarn

1 sense of yarn

Sense 1
yarn -- (tell or spin a yarn)
       => tell, narrate, recount, recite -- (narrate or give a detailed account of; "Tell what happened"; "The father told a story to his child")

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