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fancy

Definitions


[ˈfansi], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- elaborate in structure or decoration
(e.g: the furniture was very fancy)

- (of a drawing, painting, or sculpture) created from the imagination rather than from life
(e.g: I used to take a seat and busy myself in sketching fancy vignettes)


Phrases:
- as the fancy takes one
- fancy one's chances
- fancy someone's chances
- strike someone's fancy
- take a fancy to
- take someone's fancy

Origin:
late Middle English: contraction of fantasy


[ˈfansi], (Verb)

Definitions:
- feel a desire or liking for
(e.g: do you fancy a drink?)

- regard (a horse, team, or player) as a likely winner
(e.g: I fancy him to win the tournament)

- imagine; think
(e.g: he fancied he could smell the perfume of roses)


Phrases:
- as the fancy takes one
- fancy one's chances
- fancy someone's chances
- strike someone's fancy
- take a fancy to
- take someone's fancy

Origin:


[ˈfansi], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a superficial or transient feeling of liking or attraction
(e.g: this was no passing fancy, but a feeling he would live by)

- the faculty of imagination
(e.g: he is prone to flights of fancy)

- a small iced cake
(e.g: chocolate fancies)

- (in 16th and 17th century music) a composition for keyboard or strings in free or variation form.


Phrases:
- as the fancy takes one
- fancy one's chances
- fancy someone's chances
- strike someone's fancy
- take a fancy to
- take someone's fancy

Origin:




definition by Oxford Dictionaries




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