Definition of Alice-in-Wonderland in English:

Alice-in-Wonderland

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adjective

  • Completely bizarre, illogical, or fantastic: this Alice-in-Wonderland economic system
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    • Those who still cling to the Alice-in-Wonderland fantasy that there's nothing really wrong with our system need to meet Alexandra and Hannah Wallin.
    • The proponents of today's Alice-in-Wonderland global economy, however, wanted the Federal Trade Commission to proclaim that ‘Made in the USA’ could also mean ‘Not Made in the USA.’
    • If I want to go into the underpaid, Alice-in-Wonderland world of academic teaching and research, a PhD is vital.

Origin

See Carroll, Lewis.

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