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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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MPS are demanding a change in official safety rules to protect children from fancy dress costumes which catch fire easily, after TV host Claudia Winkleman's daughter suffered horrific burns.
They've signed an offi-cial Commons motion which warns: "Children's fancy dress costumes are classified as toys and, as such, are not necessarily fire-proofed or retardant."
MPS are demanding a change in official safety rules to protect children from fancy dress costumes which catch fire easily - after TV host Claudia Winkleman's daughter suffered horrific burns.