pie in the sky
- The definition of pie in the sky refers to an idea, thought or dream that is extremely unrealistic, even to the point where it begins to seem ludicrous.
A dream that is not likely to ever come true is an example of something that would be described as pie in the sky.
pie in the sky definition by Webster's New World
- a promise of benefits or a reward in an afterlife or in the remote future
- an unrealistically Utopian plan or project
pie in the sky - Cultural Definition
A preposterously optimistic goal: “The candidate says we can balance the budget by next year, but I think that's pie in the sky.”