Translation of "fairy tale" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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fairy talenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfeə.ri ˌteɪl/ us /ˈfer.i ˌteɪl/ UK also fairy story

a traditional story written for children that usually involves imaginary creatures and magic


fairy-taleadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈfeə.ri.teɪl/ us /ˈfer.i.teɪl/ approving

having a special and attractive or beautiful quality, like something in a fairy tale

They had a fairy-tale wedding. 他们举行了童话般的婚礼。
Sadly, there was no fairy-tale happy ending to the story. 不幸的是,故事并没有童话般的幸福结局。

(Translation of “fairy tale” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)