Alice-in-Wonderland

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(alis in wundər land′)


WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
Al•ice-in-Won•der•land  (alis in wundər land′),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. resembling a dream or fantasy;
    unreal:an Alice-in-Wonderland world of incompleted projects and wishful thinking.
[1920–25]
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
Alice-in-Wonderland adj
  1. fantastic; irrational
Etymology: 20th Century: alluding to the absurdities of Wonderland in Lewis Carroll's book
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