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Origin of far-fetched
OTHER WORDS FROM far-fetchedfar-fetched·ness, far·fetched·ness, noun
Words nearby far-fetched
Example sentences from the Web for farfetched
While the comparison between Joffrey and Justin may seem cruel, it may not be so farfetched.Justin Bieber Meets ‘Game of Thrones’ with ‘Joffrey Bieber’ Tumblr|Anna Klassen|May 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
“Rahm running for president is not as farfetched as it might sound,” Sabato said.Rahm Emanuel May Be Toying With 2016 Presidential Run|Lloyd Grove|February 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Clothes came down the runway in a variety of splashy colors, with elaborate brocades and farfetched inspirations.6 Lessons From The Spring Runways: New York Fashion Week Spring Summer 2013|Isabel Wilkinson, Lizzie Crocker|September 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
For a girl growing up in Hong Kong 15 years ago, being an artist was a farfetched notion.
His goal of defeating Al Qaeda and preventing its return to Afghanistan is farfetched.
These ideas were as absurd as they were farfetched, but still they were the honest ebullitions of a diseased mind.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
He was a farfetched, dim suggestion of a burlesque upon me, a caricature of me in little.The Facts Concerning The Recent Carnival Of Crime In Connecticut|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
All manner of whimsical and farfetched constructions have been put by the commentators upon this very homely sentence.
The correct word is jeopard, but in any case there is no need for anything so farfetched and stilted.Write It Right|Ambrose Bierce
How could the rude actor learn his quips and pretty phrases, and farfetched conceits?Shakespeare, Bacon and the Great Unknown|Andrew Lang