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Definitions of fancy:

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: noun

An image or representation formed in the mind at pleasure, but not always connected with reason or practicability; a false notion; a liking; a conceit or whim.

part of speech: adjective

Elegant; ornamental.

part of speech: adjective

Ornamental; not plain; based on imagination; elegant; above actual worth; as, a fancy price.

part of speech: verb

To figure to one's self; to imagine; to like; to be pleased with.

part of speech: noun

Idea; imagination; notion; liking; caprice; pet pursuit.

part of speech: adjective

Pleasing to, or guided by fancy or caprice.

part of speech: verb transitive

To imagine; take a liking to; be pleased with.

part of speech: noun

That faculty of the mind by which it recalls, represents, or makes to appear past images or impressions; an image or representation thus formed in the mind; an unreasonable or capricious opinion; a whim; capricious inclination or liking.

part of speech: past tense, past participle


part of speech: verb intransitive

To imagine something without proof or grounds for so doing; suppose.

part of speech: verb transitive

To portray in the mind; to imagine; to have a fancy or liking for; to be pleased with; - pr. p. fancying; pa. p. fancied.

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