Associations to the word «Yarn»

Pictures for the word «Yarn»


YARN, noun. (uncountable) A twisted strand of fiber used for knitting or weaving.
YARN, noun. (nautical) Bundles of fibers twisted together, and which in turn are twisted in bundles to form strands, which in their turn are twisted or plaited to form rope.
YARN, noun. (countable) A story, a tale, especially one that is incredible.
YARN, verb. To tell a story
YARN BOMBING, noun. A form of graffiti or street art that employs colourful displays of knitted or crocheted yarn or fibre rather than paint or chalk.

Dictionary definition

YARN, noun. The act of giving an account describing incidents or a course of events; "his narration was hesitant".
YARN, noun. A fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving.
YARN, verb. Tell or spin a yarn.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats