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Alice-in-Wonderland

Syllabification: Al·ice-in-Won·der·land
Pronunciation: /ˌaləsənˈwəndərland
 
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Definition of Alice-in-Wonderland in English:

adjective

[attributive]
Not logically explicable or predictable: this Alice-in-Wonderland economic system
More example sentences
  • 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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