from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to a fairy tale.
- adj. Likened to a fairy tale: a fairy-tale romance that preceded the royal wedding.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of the nature of a fairy tale; as if from a fairy tale.
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I’d call it fairy-tale, but it’s more like pornography.
"We'll go back in time in fairy-tale land and see who she was before she became this evil queen," she adds.
Once Upon a Time bosses on how Lost influenced their fairy-tale world
We begin in a lavishly rendered fairy-tale land where Snow White (Big Love's Ginnifer Goodwin) and Prince Charming wrangle with an Evil Queen (Lana Parrilla), who interrupts their wedding with the promise of a curse.
Question: I've been watching Once Upon A Time from the beginning, and I thought by now, we'd start to see some real movement towards the present-day fairy-tale folks realizing that something was amiss.
That soon will be answered on the ABC fairy-tale drama, but portrayer Lana Parrilla teases that the origin of her malevolence springs from one place.
In late October, ABC will launch the ambitious fairy-tale fantasia Once Upon a Time, which may need some marketing magic to break through.
The Oct. 23 debut of the fairy-tale drama Once Upon a Time gave ABC its best scripted series premiere numbers in two years.
NBC enters the game in mid-October, launching the final 13 episodes of Chuck alongside the third supernatural offering in the 9/8c time period: the fairy-tale/mystery hybrid Grimm.
Executive-produced by Lost's Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis, the upcoming series tells the story of the Evil Queen Lana Parrilla casting a spell upon classic fairy-tale characters who live in Storybrooke, Maine, and don't know their own true identities.
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