Illusory; unreal: “One wonders if historians &ellipsis; are caught up in an Alice-in-Wonderland world of their own making” (Zara Steiner).
Origin of Alice-in-WonderlandShort for Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, fantasy novel by Lewis Carroll.
(comparative more Alice in Wonderland, superlative most Alice in Wonderland)
- As in a surreal fairy tale where things work at odds to the way they do in the real world.
Derived from the children's fantasy story, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.