Origin of far-fetched
Related formsfar-fetched·ness, far·fetched·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for far-fetched
Fortunes reversed and what was far-fetched yesterday was suddenly closer to fact.Wrongly Imprisoned for 15 Years Thanks to an Innocence Project|Jacob Siegel|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But, in the case of the border kids, it turns out that those worries about diseases were not so far-fetched after all.
Nobody really expected leniency, but still there was hope because the charges against the journalists were so far-fetched.Egyptian Court Hands Down Stiff Sentences for Al-Jazeera Journalists|Jesse Rosenfeld|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To most Americans, living in an ecofriendly smart house seems like a far-fetched, expensive idea.A New Project Makes Owning an Ecofriendly Smart House Possible for More Than Just the 1 Percent|Edward Ferguson|August 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He devises a far-fetched plan to poison the monk through the mail, because he realizes that he cannot kill the man face-to-face.
Moreover, they talk and act as if affected originality, or far-fetched fancies, constituted the principal charm of a composition.Musical Myths and Facts, Volume I (of 2)|Carl Engel
The principal difficulty to overcome is time; no time must be wasted by research in far-fetched details.Face to Face with Kaiserism|James W. Gerard
Shall we abandon it to these far-fetched, uncertain, and self-contradicting heresies?Egmont|Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Of thoughts so far-fetched, as to be not only unexpected, but unnatural, all their books are full.Lives of the English Poets: Waller, Milton, Cowley|Samuel Johnson
He can bring a tune over the seas, and thinks it more excellent because far-fetched.The Violin|George Hart