fancy-free fancy-free

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having no commitments or responsibilities; carefree

Usage(s):

  1. The man may be in relative comfort, but he is far from fancy-free.
  2. Such an exercise in nostalgia is a precious fancy that Nilsson manages to bring off because his crooning is so fancy-free.

News

  • Cat secrets: Researchers track 50 felines with GPS, cams

    Online visitors can choose an individual cat to track. (Credit: Screenshot by Amanda Kooser/CNET) The CNET test cats don't lead very secret lives, mostly because they are indoors and easily located at any time (usually snoozing on a lap near the computer). Other felines, however, are footloose and fancy-free. They step outside in the morning and don't show up again until supper time. Where do ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: CNET

Quotes

  1. "I'm completely, as my mum would put it, fancy-free and floating," says Knightley. "I'm going to sit back and be very selfish about what I do next and do something that really interests me."
    on Dec 6, 2007 By: Keira Knightley Source: USA Today

  2. But Siobhan's mum Therese, 59 - a long-time pal of Ben's X Factor judge Sharon Osbourne - told the Sunday Mirror: "Ben and Siobhan are not together. Ben is too footloose and fancy-free, while Siobhan is a real career girl. He has hordes of girls...
    on Nov 26, 2006 By: Sharon Osbourne Source: Sunday Mirror

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