Meaning of “yarn” in the English Dictionary

"yarn" in British English

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yarnnoun

uk /jɑːn/ us /jɑːrn/

(Definition of “yarn” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"yarn" in American English

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yarnnoun

us /jɑrn/

yarn noun (THREAD)

[ U ] thick thread used for making cloth or for making a piece of clothing esp. by knitting

yarn noun (STORY)

[ C ] a story, usually a long one with a lot of excitement or interest:

a boysadventure yarn

(Definition of “yarn” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)