Farfetched



[fahr-fecht] /ˈfɑrˈfɛtʃt/

adjective
1.
improbable; not naturally pertinent; being only remotely connected; forced; strained:
He brought in a far-fetched example in an effort to prove his point.
adjective
1.
improbable in nature; unlikely
adj.

also far fetched, farfetched, 1560s, “brought from afar,” from far + past participle of fetch. An earlier form was far fet (1530s). Figurative sense is from c.1600.

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