far-fetched

adjective
\ ˈfär-ˈfecht How to pronounce far-fetched (audio) \

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

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farfetchedness \ ˈfär-​ˈfech(t)-​nəs How to pronounce far-fetched (audio) , -​ˈfe-​chəd-​nəs \ noun

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First Known Use of far-fetched

1548, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of far-fetched was in 1548

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“Far-fetched.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/far-fetched. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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far-fetched

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of far-fetched

: not likely to happen or be true

farfetched

adjective
far·​fetched | \ ˈfär-ˈfecht \

Kids Definition of farfetched

: not likely to be true Her excuse sounded farfetched.

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