Fancy is defined as a whim, a mental image or a playful imagination.(noun)
An example of fancy is a child imagining herself a queen and pretending her family members are her royal subjects.
The definition of fancy is someone or something that is extravagant, elaborate, extremely skillful or graded as extremely high quality.(adjective)
See fancy in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. fancies
Origin: ME fantsy, contr. < fantasie: see fantasy
See fancy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. fan·cies
Origin: From Middle English fantsy, imagination, fantasy
Origin: , from fantasie; see fantasy.
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