farfetched farfetched  /ˈfɑr ˈfɛtʃt/


  • (adj) highly imaginative but unlikely


  1. No matter how farfetched or long-winded the complaints, Faisal would listen patiently.
  2. That scenario isn't as farfetched as you might think.
  3. Their audacious use of the I word triggered an avalanche of criticism from many of their colleagues, who called their conclusions unwarranted and farfetched.


  • Our View: Highway funding crucial in Wyoming

    Speculation by Wyoming legislators and Department of Transportation officials that the federal government may slash the money given to states to repair and construct highways is neither idle nor farfetched.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Laramie Boomerang


  1. "He's going to have to answer the questions," Jones said. "And that goes for everybody that approaches the number. It's just so farfetched, the numbers that those guys are putting up. And a lot of it comes from the era that they're playing...
    on Aug 10, 2007 By: Chipper Jones Source: SI.com

  2. "We know it's farfetched but, at the same time, until they tell us we're out of it, we'll keep playing like we know how to play," linebacker Joey Porter said. "Right now, we've got our biggest game of the season, Baltimore coming into our...
    on Dec 21, 2006 By: Joey Porter Source: Forbes

  3. "At one point, playoffs for us seemed farfetched in a lot of peoples' minds," said Vince Carter, who led New Jersey with 25 points. "As a unit, we stuck together. As bad as we played some nights, we still had our goal of making the playoffs."
    on Apr 14, 2007 By: Vince Carter Source: SI.com

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