Definitions for fancy

Definitions for (noun) fancy

Main entry: fancy

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

Main entry: phantasy, fancy, fantasy, illusion

Definition: something many people believe that is false

Usage: they have the illusion that I am very wealthy

Main entry: fancy, fondness, partiality

Definition: a predisposition to like something

Usage: he had a fondness for whiskey

Definitions for (verb) fancy

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

Definitions for (adj) fancy

Main entry: fancy

Definition: not plain; decorative or ornamented

Usage: fancy handwriting; fancy clothes

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