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Fancy meaning

fancy - 16 dictionary results

  1. 1. To love.
  2. 2. The faculty by which the mind forms an image or a representation of anything perceived before; the power of combining and modifying such objects into new pictures or images; the power of readily and happily creating and recalling such objects for the purpose of amusement, wit, or embellishment; imagination.
  3. 3. An image or representation of anything formed in the mind; conception; thought; idea; conceit.
  4. 4. An opinion or notion formed without much reflection; caprice; whim; impression.
  5. 5. Inclination; liking, formed by caprice rather than reason; as, to strike one's fancy; hence, the object of inclination or liking.
  6. 6. That which pleases or entertains the taste or caprice without much use or value.
  7. 7. A sort of love song or light impromptu ballad.
  8. 8. To figure to one's self; to believe or imagine something without proof.
  9. 9. To form a conception of; to portray in the mind; to imagine.
  10. 10. To have a fancy for; to like; to be pleased with, particularly on account of external appearance or manners.
  11. 11. To believe without sufficient evidence; to imagine ( something which is unreal).
  12. 12. Adapted to please the fancy or taste; ornamental; as, fancy goods.
  13. 13. Extravagant; above real value.
  14. 14. Imagination; caprice; notion; liking.
  15. 15. Pleasing, or created by, fancy.
  16. 16. To imagine; be pleased with.

fancy - examples of usage

  1. She may have taken a fancy to go back there.
  2. I fancy I've seen the name somewhere. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. And so it was, and so, I fancy, it always will be. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
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