fancy

  1. something many people believe that is false
  2. a predisposition to like something

fancy

[adj] - not plain 2. [n] - fancy was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than imagination 3. [v] - have a fancy or particular liking or desire for
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Fancy

• (n.) An image or representation of anything formed in the mind; conception; thought; idea; conceit. • (v. t.) To have a fancy for; to like; to be pleased with, particularly on account of external appearance or manners. • (n.) A sort of love song or light impromptu ballad. • (v. t.) To believe without sufficient evidence; to im...
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fancy

partiality noun a predisposition to like something; `he had a fondness for whiskey`
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fancy

adjective not plain; decorative or ornamented; `fancy handwriting`; `fancy clothes`
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Fancy

[Bobbie Gentry song] `Fancy` is a song written and originally performed by Bobbie Gentry in 1969. The song depicts its heroine overcoming poverty to become a successful courtesan. Other than Gentry`s, the best-known version of the song was recorded in 1990 by country music artist Reba McEntire for her Rumor Has It album. McEntire had a Top ...
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Fancy

[Drake song] The song contains a sample of `I Don`t Want to Play Around` by Ace Spectrum. The original version that had leaked features the chorus sung by Mary J. Blige and Swizz Beatz, while Swizz Beatz raps the first verse and the last two are sung by Blige. It was intended to be on Mary J. Blige`s album Stronger with Each Tear, but misse...
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Fancy

[DVD] Fancy is a DVD of live concert footage compiled from the Les Claypool`s Fancy Band 2006 tour. Filmed by Jim `Jimbo` Charna, Jeremy `staunchy` Sewell and Crew, it was released by Prawn Song Records on May 29, 2007. The soundtrack combines soundboard and `taper (Jimbos)` recordings for concert-like experience. == Chapter Listing == (enc...
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Fancy

[programming language] Fancy is a pure object-oriented programming language that is heavily influenced by Smalltalk and Ruby. The language is currently under development as an open source project by Christopher Bertels. == Development == The language has been in development since the beginning of 2010 and has changed from a C++-based interp...
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Fancy

[ship] The Fancy was Henry Every`s ship, and was commanded by him between May 1694 to late 1695, when he retired from piracy and the fate of the Fancy becomes unknown. ==History== The Fancy was initially a 46-gun privateer named Charles II - after Charles II of Spain - in Spanish service, commanded by a Captain Gibson, and was anchored at A...
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Fancy

[social network service] In July 2013, Bloomberg announced that Fancy had raised $53 million in funding, bringing the company`s valuation to approximately $600 million. == History == === Thingd === Thingd is the parent company of Fancy. Thingd is short for `Thing daemon”. In a 2010 TechCrunch article, CEO Joseph Einhorn summarized the com...
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Fancy

Fan'cy adjective 1. Adapted to please the fancy or taste; ornamental; as, fancy goods. 2. Extravagant; above real value. « This anxiety never degenerated into a monomania, like that which led his [ Frederick the Great's] father to pay fancy prices for giants. ...
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Fancy

Fan'cy intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Fancied , present participle & verbal noun Fancying ] 1. To figure to one's self; to believe or imagine something without proof. « If our search has reached no farther t...
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Fancy

Fan'cy noun ; plural Fancies . [ Contr. from fantasy , Old French fantasie , fantaisie , French fantaisie , Latin phantasia , from Greek ........................ appearance, imagination, the power of perception and presentation in the mind, from .........
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Fancy

Fan'cy transitive verb 1. To form a conception of; to portray in the mind; to imagine. « He whom I fancy , but can ne'er express.» Dryden. 2. To have a fancy for; to like; to be pleased with, particularly on account of external appearance or manners. 'We ...
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fancy

1. Adapted to please the fancy or taste; ornamental; as, fancy goods. ... 2. Extravagant; above real value. 'This anxiety never degenerated into a monomania, like that which led his [Frederick the Great's] father to pay fancy prices for giants.' (Macaulay) Fancy ball, a ball in which porsons appear in fanciful dresses in imitation of the costumes o...
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Fancy

Before the 19th Century, the word fancy meant roughly the same thing as imagination as opposed to th
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fancy

Fancy is a dated term for an enthusiast
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Fancy

Fancy is slang for to have too high an opinion of oneself or another.
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Fancy

HMS Fancy was a British Algerine Class minesweeper of 950 tons displacement launched in 1943. HMS Fancy was powered by two 3-drum type boilers providing a top speed of 16.5 knots. She carried a peacetime complement of 85 and between 104 and 138 in war. For defence she was armed with one 4-inch dual-purpose gun; four 40 mm anti-aircraft guns and two...
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Fancy

If you fancy something then it means you desire it. There are two basic forms in common use
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fancy

imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind
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Fancy

Originally a term synonymous with imagination through the use of metaphors or conceits. It was later downgraded by Romantic critics to mean invention of a more superficial nature.
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fancy

the power of conception and representation in artistic expression (such as through the use of figures of speech by a poet). The term is sometimes ...
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