Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To bring from far; draw as a conclusion remote from or not justified by the premises.
  • n. A deep-laid stratagem.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This is not far-fetch for me anymore as it would have being a few years back.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • There was a sweet story, that wasn't in your face with a moral; and there's funny backup characters (mainly Rhino but Mittens is also funny) The ending is a little far-fetch, but that's the only down side.

    Box Office Tracking: Twilight Could Suck $65 Million From Moviegoers This Weekend | /Film

  • But knowing what we know about Michael ` s ever-changing inner circle, does that sound all that far-fetch to you?

    CNN Transcript Jul 13, 2009

  • And yet, the opposition is pushing the far-fetch fact that she cheated.

    Archive 2005-06-01

  • I am not a particular fan of Filipino movies because majority of them are very mushy, far-fetch and overly emotional but this one is some kind of different.

    Archive 2005-01-01

  • Sen. Pimentel's statement was irresponsible, illogical, pathetic and far-fetch.

    Hacienda Luisita - controversy

  • Even so, the idea that the Bears would get back to the playoffs for the first time since the 2006 team's Super Bowl run seemed far-fetch when they stumbled into their bye at 4-3 after a 3-0 start.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • But to say that the economy is out of the woods, is according to me, a far-fetch conclusion ... there are signs of an economic recovery but it is still a slow-paced resurgence.

    Marketwire - Breaking News Releases

  • NO ISSUE, NO ARGUMENT, NO CONSIDERATION would led me to EVEN CONSIDER the slight, remote, far-fetch possibility that there COULD EVER BEEN (or come to exist) A DIVININTY CREATING,

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  • There’ll be another baby check-up next Wednesday and at 36 weeks (next week) I hope it’s not too far-fetch to ask for an early break from work.

    natinski Diary Entry

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