The sad realization that an occurrence that could turn your life around has astronomical odds of happening.
I sure wish my intestinal track and ass could produce a useful amount of thrust.
by vectortec October 17, 2003
n : a fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe);
' I have this dream about being the king of the universe.'
by A Metaphor for Paranoia January 07, 2005
A vain dream that will never happen, given the harsh reality of life.
World peace and human equality are examples of pipe dreams because humans are more naturally inclined to kill off their competition than to cooperate.
by AYB May 21, 2003
An Idea that is totally out of reach

An idea that came from you smoking too much Methamphetamine, Opium, or Hashish
aww man, when i get some money, im gonna have 5flat screens Lcd's and everyone will be gaming at my house man
by Rich P. May 09, 2005
Synonym for illusion.
The world living in peace and harmony some day- what a pipe dream.
by Stiffmeister February 22, 2006
A dream that is so unrealistic that you would have to be smoking a crack pipe to believe it could come true.
A midget who thinks he can play in the NBA is living a pipe dream.
by Fast Eddy 13 February 19, 2012
A low hope or something that is almost impossible to achieve.
David: I been lifting for 15 years and now I'm 28 years old my max bench press is 275 lbs. Would I ever bench press 405 lbs.

Joe: That's a pipe dream.

David: ... :(
by DKXStambull November 12, 2011
A strong desire that is unrealistic
The New York media has a pipe dream that LeBron James will sign with the Knicks in 2010, but he is not going to play for them because he is going to stay in Cleveland.
by Fini, Brad May 13, 2010

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