Meaning of “story” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /ˈstɔːri/

A2 a description of a series of real or imaginary events which is intended to entertain people:

the story of the revolution
Tell us a story, Grandpa.
She reads stories to the children every night.

a report in a newspaper, magazine, or news programme:

Today's main story is the hurricane in Texas.

an explanation of why something happened, which may not be true:

Did he tell you the same story about why he was late?

US spelling of storey

(Definition of “story” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)