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far–fetched

adjective \ˈfär-ˈfecht\

: not likely to happen or be true

Full Definition of FAR-FETCHED

1
:  brought from a remote time or place
2
:  not easily or naturally deduced or introduced :  improbable <a far–fetched story>
far·fetched·ness \-ˈfech(t)-nəs, -ˈfe-chəd-nəs\ noun

First Known Use of FAR-FETCHED

1548

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