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See definition of pie-in-the-sky on Dictionary.com
  • as inutopian
  • as inideal
  • as inimaginative

synonyms for pie-in-the-sky

  • abstract
  • fanciful
  • grandiose
  • idealistic
  • illusory
  • lofty
  • quixotic
  • romantic
  • arcadian
  • dream
  • fantasy
  • hopeful
  • idealist
  • impossible
  • perfect
  • visionary
  • airy
  • ambitious
  • chimerical
  • ideological
  • impractical
  • otherworldly
  • pretentious
  • transcendental
  • unfeasible
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antonyms for pie-in-the-sky

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  • real
  • unromantic
  • practical
  • material
  • common
  • actual
  • wrong
  • flawed
  • uncharacteristic
  • pragmatic
  • problematic
  • incorrect
  • imperfect
  • dull
  • realistic
  • ordinary
  • reasonable
  • uninventive
  • unimaginative
  • uncreative
  • unromantic
  • real
  • usual
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How to use pie-in-the-sky in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It was the darkest hour of twilight, when there was just enough of gleam from the lurid sky, to shew the outline of objects.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
He had seen through a powerful naval glass some figures standing erect and silhouetted against the sky on the parapet.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
If it should ever be my lot to take the Long Trail at short notice, I hope it will be under a blue sky and a blazing sun.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The storm, however, was over; the moon and stars were shining in a clear sky, and the aurora was dancing merrily.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
We stumbled along, close up, for the thick-piled clouds still hung their light-obscuring banners over the sky.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
When it cleared, the valley was a solid expanse of white, and the stars shone out as if in an Arctic sky.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Aristide again sought the message of the stars; but the sky was clouded over, and soon a fine rain began to fall.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
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WORDS RELATED TO PIE-IN-THE-SKY

  • Shangri-la
  • absolute
  • archetypal
  • classic
  • classical
  • complete
  • consummate
  • excellent
  • exemplary
  • fitting
  • flawless
  • have-it-all
  • indefectible
  • optimal
  • paradigmatic
  • pie-in-the-sky
  • prototypical
  • quintessential
  • representative
  • supreme
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