far-fetched

adjective
\ˈfär-ˈfecht \

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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Other Words from far-fetched

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

Synonyms & Antonyms for far-fetched

Synonyms

doubtful, dubious, flimsy, improbable, questionable, unapt, unlikely

Antonyms

likely, probable

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First Known Use of far-fetched

1548, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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farfel

farfet

farfetch

far-fetched

far-flung

far-forth

far from ideal

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The first known use of far-fetched was in 1548

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far-fetched

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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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