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Synonyms for fancy

Synonyms for (noun) fancy

Synonyms: fancy Definition: a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination

Similar words: vision, imagination, imaginativeness Definition: the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses Usage: popular imagination created a world of demons; imagination reveals what the world could be

Synonyms: phantasy, fancy, fantasy, illusion Definition: something many people believe that is false Usage: they have the illusion that I am very wealthy

Similar words: misconception Definition: an incorrect conception

Synonyms: fancy, fondness, partiality Definition: a predisposition to like something Usage: he had a fondness for whiskey

Similar words: liking Definition: a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment Usage: I've always had a liking for reading; she developed a liking for gin

Synonyms for (verb) fancy

Synonyms: figure, envision, fancy, project, picture, see, image, visualise, visualize Definition: imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind Usage: I can't see him on horseback!; I can see what will happen; I can see a risk in this strategy

Similar words: envisage, conceive of, ideate, imagine Definition: form a mental image of something that is not present or that is not the case Usage: Can you conceive of him as the president?

Synonyms: fancy, take to, go for Definition: have a fancy or particular liking or desire for Usage: She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler's window

Similar words: desire, want Definition: feel or have a desire for; want strongly Usage: I want to go home now; I want my own room

Synonyms for (adjective) fancy

Synonyms: fancy Definition: not plain; decorative or ornamented Usage: fancy handwriting; fancy clothes

Similar words: florid, flamboyant, aureate Definition: elaborately or excessively ornamented Usage: flamboyant handwriting; the senator's florid speech

Similar words: baroque, churrigueresco, churrigueresque Definition: having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation Usage: the building...frantically baroque-William Dean Howells

Similar words: busy, fussy Definition: overcrowded or cluttered with detail Usage: a busy painting; a fussy design

Similar words: dressy Definition: in fancy clothing

Similar words: crackle Definition: having the surface decorated with a network of fine cracks, as in crackleware Usage: a crackle glaze

Similar words: damascene Definition: (of metals) decorated or inlaid with a wavy pattern of different (especially precious) metals Usage: a damascened sword

Similar words: damask Definition: having a woven pattern Usage: damask table linens

Similar words: elaborate, luxuriant Definition: marked by complexity and richness of detail Usage: an elaborate lace pattern

Similar words: embattled, battlemented, castellated, castled Definition: having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement Usage: a crenelated molding

Similar words: fanciful Definition: having a curiously intricate quality Usage: a fanciful pattern with intertwined vines and flowers

Similar words: fantastic Definition: extravagantly fanciful in design, construction, appearance Usage: Gaudi's fantastic architecture

Similar words: lacelike, lacy Definition: made of or resembling lace Usage: a lacy gown; a lacy leaf

Similar words: puff, puffed Definition: gathered for protruding fullness Usage: puff sleeves

Similar words: rococo Definition: having excessive asymmetrical ornamentation Usage: an exquisite gilded rococo mirror

Similar words: vermicular, vermiculate, vermiculated Definition: decorated with wormlike tracery or markings Usage: vermicular (or vermiculated) stonework