a flight of fancy

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a flight of fancy/fantasy/imagination

an idea which shows a lot of imagination but which is not practical or useful in real situations You were talking about cycling across the US, or was that just another flight of fancy?
See also: fancy, flight, of
References in classic literature ?
We must have been something else," said Celia, objecting to so laborious a flight of imagination.
If you had had a good sleep last night, Gilbert, you'd be as ready as I am for a flight of imagination.