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Synonyms of far-fetched in English:


  • the storyline was too far-fetched
    improbable, unlikely, implausible, scarcely credible, difficult to believe, dubious, doubtful, unconvincing, incredible, unbelievable, unthinkable, beyond the bounds of possibility;
    contrived, strained, laboured, forced, elaborate, overdone;
    fanciful, unrealistic, ridiculous, absurd, preposterous
    informal hard to swallow/take, fishy
    North American informal hokey
    [Antonyms] credible, likely
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