Pie-sky

pie in the sky

noun
pie1 ( def 8 ).

Origin:
1910–15, Americanism

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pie in the sky definition


A preposterously optimistic goal: “The candidate says we can balance the budget by next year, but I think that's pie in the sky.”

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