Definition of 'far-fetched'
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In reality, that notion is a little far-fetched. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The tunnel problem might seem far-fetched, but the minutiae of motoring demand a moral compass. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A family money plan may seem far-fetched but if you do the sums and it all adds up, talk it through. The Sun (2016)This fails to embrace its ridiculous plot and is far-fetched yet tedious. The Sun (2014)The far-fetched story is propelled by its endlessly inventive energy and visual verve. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You hear bad stories but it all seems quite far-fetched. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To some the idea may seem far-fetched. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Behind this study of power politics in the workplace is an entertainingly far-fetched storyline. Times, Sunday Times (2015)That prospect is looking a bit far-fetched now. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If you saw it in a film you would think it was far-fetched. The Sun (2010)So the premise of the story is far-fetched. Times, Sunday Times (2014)What seems far-fetched on the surface is not so incredible when the idea is seriously thought through. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But it all appears a bit too far-fetched. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One man said they could have clung to the trunk of a tree but this seems far-fetched. The Sun (2010)The two stars have an enjoyable chemistry and put commendable effort into whimsical dialogue and the far-fetched plot. The Sun (2014)They required investigation but the idea that there was an organised plot involving a large number of schools seemed far-fetched. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But this seems a little far-fetched. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And is the whole idea far-fetched? Times, Sunday Times (2008)Seems a bit far-fetched to me. Times, Sunday Times (2006)That sounds a little far-fetched. Times, Sunday Times (2014)If this sounds far-fetched, think again. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The whole plot is far-fetched, but the journey through it is a pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The story is far-fetched, but it is persuasively told. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Sure, my ideal night may be a little far-fetched. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This is a far-fetched idea. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The plotting was far-fetched, but the plotters looked real. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'far-fetched'
British English: far-fetched ADJECTIVE
If you describe a story or idea as far-fetched, you are criticizing it because you think it is unlikely to be true or practical.
The storyline was too far-fetched, and none of the actors was particularly good.
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