- 1[uncountable] thread that has been spun, used for knitting, making cloth, etc.
- 2 [countable] (informal) a long story, especially one that is exaggerated or invented He used to spin yarns (= tell stories) about his time in the army. Idioms
to tell someone a story or make an excuse that is not true
pitch a story/line/yarn (to somebody) (informal)jump to other results