shaggy dog story(redirected from Campfire yarn)
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shaggy dog story
informal a long rambling joke ending in a deliberate anticlimax, such as a pointless punch line
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|Noun||1.||shaggy dog story - a long rambling joke whose humor derives from its pointlessness|
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