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fancy 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈfansē/,
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fancier, comparative; fanciest, superlative;
  1. Elaborate in structure or decoration
    • - the furniture was very fancy
    • - a fancy computerized system
  2. Designed to impress
    • - converted fishing boats with fancy new names
  3. (esp. of foodstuffs) Of high quality
    • - fancy molasses
  4. (of flowers) Of two or more colors

  5. (of an animal) Bred to develop particular points of appearance
    • - fancy goldfish
  6. (of a drawing, painting, or sculpture) Created from the imagination rather than from life

Verb
  1. Feel a desire or liking for
    • - do you fancy a drink?
  2. Find sexually attractive
    • - he saw a woman he fancied
  3. Have an unduly high opinion of oneself, or of one's ability in a particular area
    • - he fancied himself an amateur psychologist
  4. Imagine; think
    • - he fancied he could smell the perfume of roses
  5. Used to express one's surprise at something
    • - fancy meeting all those television actors!
Noun
  1. A feeling of liking or attraction, typically one that is superficial or transient
    • - this does not mean that the law should change with every passing fancy
  2. The faculty of imagination
    • - my research assistant is prone to flights of fancy
  3. A thing that one supposes or imagines, typically an unfounded or tentative belief or idea; notion or whim
    • - scientific fads and fancies
  4. (in sixteenth and seventeenth cent. music) A composition for keyboard or strings in free or variation form


  1. illusion: something many people believe that is false; "they have the illusion that I am very wealthy"
  2. not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes"
  3. visualize: 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"
  4. a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination
  5. have a fancy or particular liking or desire for; "She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler's window"
  6. fondness: a predisposition to like something; "he had a fondness for whiskey"
  7. Fancy is the third and final studio album by the United States band Idiot Flesh.
  8. Animal fancy is a hobby involving the appreciation, promotion, and/or breeding of pet or domestic animals.
  9. Fancy were an early-mid 1970s pop group. The band was made up of session musicians produced by Mike Hurst. They had a surprise U.S. hit single in 1974 with a version of the classic "Wild Thing" and a second U.S. hit with "Touch Me" (March 1974). ...
  10. Fancy is the eighth album by Bobbie Gentry. The first of three albums she released in 1970, it was recorded at Fame Recording Studios, Muscle Shoals, Alabama and produced by Rick Hall. String arrangements were by Jimmie Haskell. ...
  11. "Fancy" is the fourth single by Canadian recording artist, Drake from his debut album Thank Me Later. The song features T.I. and its co-producer Swizz Beatz. It was also produced by Noah "40" Shebib and released to US radio stations on August 3, 2010. ...
  12. Fancy is a DVD of live concert footage compiled from the Les Claypool's Fancy Band 2006 tour. It was released by Prawn Song Records on May 29, 2007. The soundtrack combines soundboard and "taper" recordings for concert-like experience.
  13. The imagination; an imagined image; A whim; Love or amorous attachment; Any sport or hobby pursued by a group; The enthusiasts of such a pursuit; To appreciate without jealousy or greed; would like; To be sexually attracted to; To imagine; Decorative; Of a superior grade; Executed with skill ...
  14. (fancied) (adj) - imagined, unreal
  15. (fancied) Amorous or romantic attachment; love. "Baba kept choking him until the young mother, the one the Russian officer had fancied, begged him to stop" (118).
  16. (Fancies) Has two meanings. 1.) Any shape other than a round diamond or 2.) Any diamond of any particular color of the rainbow but white. These would include: blues, pinks, violets, and yellows to name a few. The most famous fancy in the world is “The Hope Diamond,” which is steel blue.
  17. (fancies) Men's socks of any length bearing multicolor designs such as stripes, herringbones, argyles and other fashion styles.
  18. Fancies are attractively coloured diamonds. Diamonds can be coloured red, emerald green, sapphire blue, pink, black, orange or brown.
  19. The group of people who are especially interested in purebred dogs or in a specific breed. Fanciers usually are active in the sport of purebred dogs.
  20. A fancied, not ordinary coat color characterized by variety
  21. to find attractive, to have a romantic interest in someone
  22. to desire something. "I'd fancy some Crosse & Blackwell Orange Marmalade on toast this morning."
  23. to like someone, as in 'he fancies her'
  24. inclination, attraction, or interest; also, an idea or opinion, judgement or taste, with little or no basis
  25. Either a gemstone with a Shape other than a Round Brilliant(for example, a Heart, Princess, Marquis, or Oval Shape), or a colored gemstone with a Color - diamond of natural Color other than light yellow.