a. fantastically improbable; highly unrealistic; imaginative
As everyone expected, Ted's chimerical scheme to make a fortune by raising ermines in his back yard proved a dismal failure.
Sentence in Classic:
It was joy, splendor, riches, happiness, which appeared in a sort of chimerical halo to that unhappy little being so profoundly engulfed in gloomy and chilly misery.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
Parted lovers beguile absence by a thousand chimerical devices, which possess, however, a reality of their own.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
A marriage should be royal and chimerical; it should promenade its ceremony from the cathedral of Rheims to the pagoda of Chanteloup.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context
His heart was, I knew, affected, and the constant anxiety in which he lived, however chimerical the cause of it might be, was evidently having a serious effect upon his health.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context