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Fancy vs. Unfancy

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Fancy

Highly decorated
a fancy hat.
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Unfancy

Not fancy; simple
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Fancy

Complex or intricate
the fancy footwork of a figure skater.
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Fancy

Elegantly fashionable or sophisticated
a fancy restaurant.
a fancy way of asking for a loan.
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Fancy

Of superior grade; fine
fancy preserves.
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Fancy

Excessive or exorbitant
paid a fancy price for the car.
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Fancy

Bred for unusual qualities or special points.
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Fancy

The mental faculty through which whims, visions, and fantasies are summoned up; imagination, especially of a whimsical or fantastic nature.
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Fancy

Something imagined or invented by the mind
"As the fancies that kept crowding in upon him only made him more excited, he got out of bed and tried to think." (Sherwood Anderson).
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Fancy

A capricious liking or inclination
I have a fancy for a glass of wine.
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Fancy

A romantic liking or interest
She's taken a fancy to you.
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Fancy

The enthusiasts or fans of a sport or pursuit considered as a group.
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Fancy

The sport or pursuit, such as boxing, engaging the interest of such a group.
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Fancy

To have a liking or enthusiasm for
fancies sports cars.
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Fancy

To have a desire or inclination for
Would you fancy a cup of coffee?.
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Fancy

To take a romantic interest in (someone)
Do you think he fancies her?.
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Fancy

To imagine or suppose
"I fancy she is an exceedingly proud woman" (Jane Austen).
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Fancy

The imagination.
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Fancy

An image or representation of anything formed in the mind.
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Fancy

An opinion or notion formed without much reflection.
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Fancy

A whim.
I had a fancy to learn to play the flute.
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Fancy

Love or amorous attachment.
He took a fancy to her.
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Fancy

The object of inclination or liking.
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Fancy

Any sport or hobby pursued by a group.
Trainspotting is the fancy of a special lot.
the cat fancy
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Fancy

The enthusiasts of such a pursuit.
He fell out of favor with the boxing fancy after the incident.
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Fancy

A diamond with a distinctive colour.
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Fancy

That which pleases or entertains the taste or caprice without much use or value.
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Fancy

A bite-sized sponge cake, with a layer of cream, covered in icing.
a French fancy; a fondant fancy; cream fancies
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Fancy

(obsolete) A sort of love song or light impromptu ballad.
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Fancy

In the game of jacks, a style of play involving additional actions (contrasted with plainsies).
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Fancy

Decorative, or featuring decorations, especially intricate or diverse ones.
This is a fancy shawl.
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Fancy

Of a superior grade.
This box contains bottles of the fancy grade of jelly.
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Fancy

Executed with skill.
He initiated the game-winning play with a fancy deked saucer pass to the winger.
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Fancy

(colloquial) Unnecessarily complicated.
I'm not keen on him and his fancy ideas.
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Fancy

(obsolete) Extravagant; above real value.
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Fancy

(nonstandard) In a fancy manner; fancily.
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Fancy

(formal) To appreciate without jealousy or greed.
I fancy your new car, but I like my old one just fine.
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Fancy

(British) would like
I fancy a burger tonight for dinner.
Do you fancy going to town this weekend?
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Fancy

To be sexually attracted to.
I fancy that girl over there.
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Fancy

To imagine, suppose.
[dated] I fancy you'll want something to drink after your long journey.
I fancy this is an error.
Fancy meeting you here!
Fancy that! I saw Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy kissing in the garden.
You won't get the gig just because you fancy yourself a musician.
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Fancy

To form a conception of; to portray in the mind.
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Fancy

To have a fancy for; to like; to be pleased with, particularly on account of external appearance or manners.
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Fancy

(transitive) To breed (animals) as a hobby.
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Fancy

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.
In the soulAre many lesser faculties, that serveReason as chief. Among these fancy nextHer office holds.
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Fancy

An image or representation of anything formed in the mind; conception; thought; idea; conceit.
How now, my lord ! why do you keep alone,Of sorriest fancies your companoins making ?
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Fancy

An opinion or notion formed without much reflection; caprice; whim; impression.
I have always had a fancy that learning might be made a play and recreation to children.
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Fancy

Inclination; liking, formed by caprice rather than reason; as, to strike one's fancy; hence, the object of inclination or liking.
To fit your fancies to your father's will.
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Fancy

That which pleases or entertains the taste or caprice without much use or value.
London pride is a pretty fancy for borders.
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Fancy

A sort of love song or light impromptu ballad.
At a great book sale in London, which had congregated all the fancy.
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Fancy

To figure to one's self; to believe or imagine something without proof.
If our search has reached no farther than simile and metaphor, we rather fancy than know.
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Fancy

To love.
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Fancy

To form a conception of; to portray in the mind; to imagine.
He whom I fancy, but can ne'er express.
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Fancy

To have a fancy for; to like; to be pleased with, particularly on account of external appearance or manners.
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Fancy

To believe without sufficient evidence; to imagine (something which is unreal).
He fancied he was welcome, because those arounde him were his kinsmen.
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Fancy

Adapted to please the fancy or taste, especially when of high quality or unusually appealing; ornamental; as, fancy goods; fancy clothes.
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Fancy

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

something many people believe that is false;
they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
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Fancy

fancy was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than imagination
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Fancy

a predisposition to like something;
he had a fondness for whiskey
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Fancy

imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind;
I can't see him on horseback!
I can see what will happen
I can see a risk in this strategy
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Fancy

have a fancy or particular liking or desire for;
She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler's window
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Fancy

not plain; decorative or ornamented;
fancy handwriting
fancy clothes
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