Alice-in-Wonderland

Alice-in-Wonderland
adjective Etymology: from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) by Lewis Carroll Date: 1925 suitable to a world of fantasy or illusion ; unreal

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  • Alice in Wonderland — ist der Titel zahlreicher Verfilmungen des Kinderbuches Alice im Wunderland (englisch: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland): 1903 – Alice in Wonderland (1903) als Kinofilm von Cecil Hepworth 1910 – Alice in Wonderland (1910) als Kinofilm der Edison… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Alice in Wonderland — Alice au pays des merveilles Pour les articles homonymes, voir Alice au pays des merveilles (homonymie). Alice au pays des merveilles …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Alice in Wonderland — (Флоренция,Италия) Категория отеля: Адрес: Via Montebello 64, Порта аль Прато …   Каталог отелей

  • alice-in-wonderland — ¦ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Usage: usually capitalized A&W Etymology: from Alice s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) by Lewis Carroll died 1898 English storywriter : suitable to a world of fantasy or illusion * * * Alice in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alice in Wonderland — Al|ice in Won|der|land also Alice s Adventures in Wonderland a book by Lewis Carroll about a girl called Alice who falls down a rabbit hole and arrives in a magical land, where she meets many strange animals and people, and has many strange… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Alice in Wonderland —    A girl who has recently come to a strange, exotic, fantastic surrounding is sometimes called an Alice. Ideas, schemes, plans, and projects that are wholly impractical, those daytime dreams that can exist only in the realm of fantasy, may be… …   Dictionary of eponyms

  • Alice in Wonderland — UK [ˌælɪs ɪn ˈwʌndə(r)ˌlænd] / US [ˌælɪs ɪn ˈwʌndərˌlænd] adjective used for talking about a strange situation, in which everything seems to be the opposite of what normally happens the Alice in Wonderland world of the corporate boardroom, where… …   English dictionary

  • Alice in Wonderland — adjective As in a surreal fairy tale where things work at odds to the way they do in the real world. After the creature recites the value of pi erroneously, as it turns out its mouth disappears and it splits back into separate geometric shapes.… …   Wiktionary

  • Alice-in-Wonderland — /al is in wun deuhr land /, adj. resembling a dream or fantasy; unreal: an Alice in Wonderland world of incompleted projects and wishful thinking. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • Alice in Wonderland — a children’s book (1865) by Lewis Carroll. Its full title is Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Alice, a young girl, dreams that she follows a white rabbit down its hole and has a series of adventures with imaginary creatures. Some of the… …   Universalium

  • Alice-in-Wonderland — Al′ice in Won′derland adj. cvb resembling a dream or fantasy; unreal • Etymology: 1920–25; alluding to Lewis Carroll s children s story Alice s Adventures in Wonderland (1865) …   From formal English to slang

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