Know Your Next Word : fancy

23. fancy :

adjective & noun :

1. imagination or fantasy, esp. as exercised in a capricious manner

2. a mental image or conception

3. made, designed, grown, adapted, etc., to please the taste or fancy : of superfine quality or exceptional appeal

4. ornamental : decorative : not plain

usage :

  • He had happy fancies of being a famous actor.

  • It was his fancy to fly to Paris occasionally for dinner.

  • a consultant who charges fancy fees.

  • I fancy you are my new neighbor.

  • the fancy footwork of a figure skater

  • She tried to fancy what the flame of a candle looks like after the candle is blown out.

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