flight of fancy
An unrealistic idea or fantastic notion, a pipe dream. For example, She engaged in flights of fancy, such as owning a million-dollar house. This idiom uses flight in the sense of "a soaring of the imagination," a usage dating from the mid-1600s.
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.