- Archaic brought from a distance
- that is barely believable based on logical or normal thinking
The definition of far fetched is something that is unlikely to happen or unlikely to be true based on logical thinking.
An example of a far fetched story is when a teenager tells his mom he missed his curfew by two hours because he fell asleep at the library.
Not readily believable because of improbable elements therein: a far-fetched analogy; a far-fetched excuse.
(comparative more farfetched, superlative most farfetched)
- Alternative spelling of far-fetched.
- I for one did not actually expect to find the Tower of London infiltrated by anyone, however benevolent; the notion seemed far-fetched.
- While some of his tools are a little far-fetched, many are actual tools of the trade.
- Although it may seem a bit far-fetched that a concealer product can possibly hide your tattoo, do remember that celebrities and models have been using these types of formulas for red-carpet occasions and photo ops.
- But arbitrary cases of the kind just noticed are due either to an obviously far-fetched interpretation or to the endeavour to find some authoritative support for teaching which it was, desired to inculcate.
- But this is decidedly far-fetched; du Junca would naturally refer specially to Pignerol, the fortress with which Saint-Mars had been originally and particularly associated.