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far-fetched (adj.)

also far fetched, farfetched, 1560s, "brought from afar," from far (adv.) + past participle of fetch (v.). An earlier form was far fet (1530s). Figurative sense is from c. 1600.

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Definitions of far-fetched

far-fetched (adj.)
(of an idea or story) so exaggerated or ludicrous as to be improbable;
He was always full of far-fetched plans, none of which ever worked
Synonyms: farfetched
far-fetched (adj.)
(of a theory or explanation) highly imaginative but unlikely and unconvincing;
Synonyms: farfetched
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Dictionary entries near far-fetched

farce

farcical

fardel

fare

farewell

far-fetched

far-flung

farina

farinaceous

-farious

farm