far-fetched

adjective \ ˈfär-ˈfecht \
1 : brought from a remote time or place
2 : not easily or naturally deduced or introduced : improbable
  • a far-fetched story

farfetchedness

play \ˈfär-ˈfech(t)-nəs, -ˈfe-chəd-nəs\ noun

First Known Use of far-fetched

1548

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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FAR-FETCHED Defined for English Language Learners

far-fetched

  • : not likely to happen or be true


FAR-FETCHED Defined for Kids

farfetched

adjective far·fetched \ ˈfär-ˈfecht \
: not likely to be true
  • Her excuse sounded farfetched.


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