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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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Mr Morris, Labour MP for Easington, and Mr Lavery, Labour MP for Wansbeck, are among MPs demanding the government ends a loophole which means fancy dress costumes are classed as toys rather than clothing.
Mr Watson, MP for West Bromwich East and one of the candidates standing for the deputy leadership of the Labour Party, is one of a number of MPs demanding the Government ends a loophole which means fancy dress costumes are classed as toys rather than clothing.
Ellie Goulding is in the fancy dress line of fire this week, after she was told off and abused on social media for dressing up as what we used to call a Red Indian squaw.
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