from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Created by or as if by a wildly fanciful imagination; highly improbable.
- adj. Given to unrealistic fantasies; fanciful.
- adj. Of, related to, or being a chimera.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to a chimera.
- adj. Being a figment of the imagination; fantastic (in the archaic sense).
- adj. Inherently fantastic; wildly fanciful.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Merely imaginary; fanciful; fantastic; wildly or vainly conceived; having, or capable of having, no existence except in thought.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of a chimera; wholly imaginary; unreal; fantastic.
- Incapable of realization; fantastically imaginative; preposterous: as, chimerical ideas, notions, projects, or fancies.
- Given to or entertaining chimeras or fantastic ideas or projects: as, a chimerical enthusiast; the work of a chimerical brain.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. being or relating to or like a chimera
- adj. produced by a wildly fanciful imagination
From chimera, from Latin chimaera, from Ancient Greek χίμαιρα (khímaira, "she-goat"). This term entered English around 1638. (Wiktionary)