Meaning of wild-goose chase
Pronunciation: (wīld'gs'), [key]
- a wild or absurd search for something nonexistent or unobtainable: a wild-goose chase looking for a building long demolished.
- any senseless pursuit of an object or end; a hopeless enterprise: Her scheme of being a movie star is a wild-goose chase.
- wild-goose chase (Thesaurus)