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1 fancy /ˈfænsi/ adjective
fancier; fanciest
1 fancy
/ˈfænsi/
adjective
fancier; fanciest
Learner's definition of FANCY
: not plain or ordinary
: very expensive and fashionable
: done with great skill and grace
US, of food : of the highest grade or quality

— fancily

/ˈfænsəli/ adverb
2 fancy /ˈfænsi/ noun
plural fancies
2 fancy
/ˈfænsi/
noun
plural fancies
Learner's definition of FANCY
[singular] : the feeling of liking someone or something
[noncount] : the power of the mind to imagine things : imagination
: something imagined : fantasy
[noncount]
[count]
see also flight of fancy at flight
3 fancy /ˈfænsi/ verb
fancies; fancied; fancying
3 fancy
/ˈfænsi/
verb
fancies; fancied; fancying
Learner's definition of FANCY
[+ object]
informal : to take pleasure in (something)
chiefly British, informal : to consider (someone or something) likely to win or succeed
chiefly British, informal : to want to have or do (something)
British, informal : to feel sexually attracted to (someone)
British : to imagine (something) often used to express surprise
: to think or believe (something) without being certain that you are right

fancy yourself

chiefly British, informal
: to think that you look good or that you are very special or important
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