Definitions

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  • noun A storyteller; one who spins a yarn.

Etymologies

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yarn +‎ spinner

Examples

  • The bar's resident yarnspinner, at 10pm on Tuesday he was regaling a reporter with his story about how, while attending Jingxin Kindergarten (靜心幼稚園), he was punished by his teacher after Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九), who is a year older than Liao, saw him teaching a few of his classmates how to speak Japanese.

    Fawning over Ma

  • Iago, as a destructive yarnspinner, may have a rival in Tracey Ullman's Miss Lambert.

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