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Synonyms for fancy


wish for


be attracted to



fancy yourself


  • think you are God's gift
  • have a high opinion of yourself
  • think you are the cat's whiskers

take a fancy to something or someone


  • start liking
  • like
  • want
  • be fond of
  • hanker after
  • have a partiality for

Synonyms for fancy

the power of the mind to form images

an impulsive, often illogical turn of mind

a desire for a particular thing or activity

the passionate affection and desire felt by lovers for each other

complexly detailed

catering to, used by, or admitting only the wealthy or socially superior

to find agreeable

Synonyms for fancy

something many people believe that is false

a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination

a predisposition to like something

Related Words

have a fancy or particular liking or desire for

Related Words

not plain


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An exploration of how progress can come and go in cycles, and the satisfaction of hard work that far outshines the fanciest luxury, The Prairie Tides is down-to-earth wholesome American reading.
Heilman says eliminating debt can free people to do what many of them long to do--not to live in the fanciest house in town but to serve other people.
I turned him down, but for the next four years he wooed me; at intervals he would call and take me to lunch, usually at one of the fanciest places in town.
Burch colposuspension isn't the newest or fanciest of the ever-expanding surgical options for treating urinary stress incontinence, but it does have a solid place in the surgical armamentarium for this condition, Matthew Barber, M.
At their Westborn Gun Shop, an entire showcase shelf is devoted to Kimber pistols, ranging from plain vanilla to the fanciest guns in the catalog.
My real name is Jane Ann Smith, which isn't the fanciest name in the world.
December is the month when New Orleans flaunts its heritage like a Creole belle showing off her fanciest gown.
Most of us instinctively want the fanciest model available, with all the "bells and whistles.
A six-cup-a-day addict, I have sipped the elixir in places as varied and as pricey as Bedouin tents in the Arabian Desert and coffee shops atop Japan's fanciest hotels.
a bathroom battle to Invent the fanciest one of these.
They don't have to be the fanciest players, but we will be looking to players with core skills,' Smith said.
But make no mistake, experts say the fanciest diploma and $2.
Stan Douglas's hard-to-follow sequence of holograms portraying fairy tales and Shirin Neshat's pretentious two-screen projection of a veiled woman in a garden confirm that even the fanciest production values can't redeem an indifferent idea.
But what if I told you that the octopus has the biggest, fanciest nervous system of any invertebrate?