Translation of "story" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈstɔː·ri/ us /ˈstɔr·i/ plural stories

A2 a description of a series of real or imaginary events that people read for enjoyment

a horror story
She reads stories to the children every night.

US UK storey a level of a building

planta, piso
a three-story house

(Translation of “story” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈstoːri/ (plural stories)

an account of an event, or series of events, real or imaginary

the story of the disaster
the story of his life
He went to the police with his story
What sort of stories do boys aged 10 like?
a story-book
He’s a good story-teller.

(used especially to children) a lie

historia, cuento
Don’t tell stories!
the story goes

people say

según dicen
He has been in jail or so the story goes.
a tall story noun

an obviously untrue story; a lie

historia inverosímil
He told a tall story about the dog eating his homework.

(Translation of “story” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)