What is fancy?

  • (verb): Have a fancy or particular liking or desire for.
    Synonyms: go for, take to
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on fancy:

Fancy, Saint Vincent And The Grenadines
... Fancy is the northernmost settlement in both the island of Saint Vincent and in the nation of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines ... The town of Owia lies to the southeast of Fancy ...
Adelphia (fancies)
... New Years Association is one of only four Fancy Mother Clubs in Philadelphia's centuries old Mummers Parade ... They are the first new Fancy added to the Parade since Hog Island in 1942 ... Based in Wilmington, Delaware, they are the first Fancy formed out of state ...
Bird Talk - Overview
... The publisher offered Bird Talk magazine to Fancy Publications, a small publishing company, which also published Dog Fancy, Cat Fancy and Horse Fancy magazines ... Under Fancy Publications, Bird Talk was redesigned and published, in April 1984, with a new focus to provide bird care information to pet bird owners ...
Arthur Fancy - Relationship With 15th Precinct Commanders
... Commander named Haverill (played by James Handy) planned to have Fancy removed from the 15th for fabricated reasons, Andy Sipowicz blackmailed the ... later start an IAB witch hunt on Detective John Kelly, one of Fancy's best detectives ... a humiliating demotion to a Dispatcher position, much to the regret of Fancy ...
American Fancy
... American Fancy was a decorative style popular in the United States between 1790-1840 ... Author Sumpter Priddy writes, American Fancy is a "cultural phenomenon born out of new and enlightened ways of seeing, understanding, and responding to the surrounding world ... Fancy expressed itself in just about everything that pleased the senses generally colorful and boldly patterned, it elicited delight, awe, surprise, whim, and caprice." In the late 18th century, "fancy" was a ...

More definitions of "fancy":

  • (noun): Fancy was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than imagination.
  • (adj): Not plain; decorative or ornamented.
    Example: "Fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes"

Famous quotes containing the word fancy:

    Observing him in these moods, I often dwelt meditatively upon the old philosophy of the Bi-Part Soul, and amused myself with the fancy of a double Dupin—the creative and the resolvent.
    Edgar Allan Poe (1809–1849)

    I fancy it must be the quantity of animal food eaten by the English which renders their character insusceptible of civilisation. I suspect it is in their kitchens and not in their churches that their reformation must be worked, and that Missionaries of that description from [France] would avail more than those who should endeavor to tame them by precepts of religion or philosophy.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

    So that the life of a writer, whatever he might fancy to the contrary, was not so much a state of composition, as a state of warfare; and his probation in it, precisely that of any other man militant upon earth,—both depending alike, not half so much upon the degrees of his WIT—as his RESISTANCE.
    Laurence Sterne (1713–1768)