blue-sky ideas

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extremely ambitious, idealistic, or unrealistic proposals, apparently unconfined by conventional thinking (slang)

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  • blue-sky — blue′ sky′ adj. fanciful; impractical: blue sky ideas[/ex] • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • blue-sky — /blooh skuy /, adj. 1. fanciful; impractical: blue sky ideas. 2. (esp. of securities) having dubious value; not financially sound: a blue sky stock. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • blue-sky — ˈblue sky adjective [only before a noun] blue sky thinking is thinking of ideas or solutions that are completely new and different from anything that people have thought of before: • Some blue sky thinking was needed to try and solve the… …   Financial and business terms

  • blue-sky — adj [only before noun] AmE blue sky tests etc are done to test ideas and not for any practical purpose …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • blue-sky — blue ,sky adjective only before noun INFORMAL testing out new ideas and not practical or making money …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Blue sky memo — The Blue sky memo was a document authored by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). The premise of the memo was to describe actions the CIA should undertake if it did not have to operate under legal, financial, and political restrictions (that is …   Wikipedia

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  • blue-sky — adjective (only before noun) AmE blue sky tests etc are done to test ideas and not for any practical purpose …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • blue-sky — UK / US adjective [only before noun] informal testing out new ideas and not practical or making money …   English dictionary

  • blue-sky thinking — /blu: ˌskaɪ θɪŋkɪŋ/ noun extremely idealistic and often unconventional ideas …   Marketing dictionary in english

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