Al·​ice-in-Won·​der·​land ˈa-lə-sən-ˈwən-dər-ˌland How to pronounce Alice-in-Wonderland (audio)
: suitable to a world of fantasy or illusion : unreal

Word History


from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) by Lewis Carroll

First Known Use

1885, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alice-in-Wonderland was in 1885

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“Alice-in-Wonderland.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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