never-never land

noun nev·er-nev·er land \ ˌne-vər-ˈne-vər- \
|Updated on: 28 May 2018

Definition of never-never land

: an ideal or imaginary place

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First Known Use of never-never land

1900

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never-never land Synonyms

Antonyms

hell;

Near Antonyms

fool's paradise;

Phrases

Garden of Eden;


NEVER-NEVER LAND Defined for English Language Learners

never-never land

Definition of never-never land for English Language Learners

  • : an imaginary place without problems



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