fancy fancy  /ˈfæn si/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) something many people believe that is false
  2. (n) a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination
  3. (n) a predisposition to like something
  4. (v) imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
  5. (v) have a fancy or particular liking or desire for
  6. (adj) not plain; decorative or ornamented

Usage(s):

  1. And James Stephens has the fancy of a leprechaun at ease.
  2. Girls from Tyler, Texas take the field with twirling fans and fancy formations for halftime of the 1972 Super Bowl VI, which was played in New Orleans.
  3. But a four-month PTI investigation reveals that the former President and his children now have assets worth $15 billion, including fancy homes, jewelry, fine art and private jets.

News

  1. Not So Fancy About Lululemon

    Not So Fancy About Lululemon        
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  2. Skinny Chef Jennifer Iserloh Attends New York’s Fancy Food Show – Unveils New Superfood Sauce Line

    Jennifer Iserloh, the Skinny Chef, will unveil her new line of delicious superfood sauces designed to promote a healthy lifestyle and making healthy foods tasty at the Fancy Food Show in New York from June 30 to July 2, 2013. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10837812.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Palestinian Foods Tempt Summer Fancy Food Show Attendees in New York

    From the cradle of the Holy Land to New York City’s 2013 Summer Fancy Food Show, comes a rich cultural heritage filled with historic tastes and delectable aromas of authentic Palestinian cuisine. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10831484.htm
    on June 17, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "You can never really fancy your chances in this format," Lee Westwood said after making eight birdies in a 3-and-2 victory over Brandt Snedeker. "This is the kind of week where you unpack, but you don't move stuff too far away from your...
    on Feb 20, 2006 By: Lee Westwood Source: 940 News

  2. "I always felt that United would do it last year," said Keane. "But I fancy Chelsea this time. There's no African Cup of Nations in January, they've got a new manager, they've bought one or two players and, for all the ups and downs, last...
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: Roy Keane Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "What was disappointing in my opinion was the performance of the referee, who didn't really fancy us Germans," said Lehmann. "He was very arrogant and in my opinion he was biased. He clearly saw a head-butt from a Spanish player towards Lukas...
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: Jens Lehmann Source: guardian.co.uk

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