pie in the sky

noun phrase

Definition of pie in the sky

: an unrealistic enterprise or prospect of prosperity

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pie-in-the-sky adjective

First Known Use of pie in the sky

1911, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pie in the sky was in 1911

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pie in the sky

noun

English Language Learners Definition of pie in the sky

: something good that someone says will happen but that seems impossible or unlikely : a very unlikely or unrealistic goal, plan, etc.

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