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adjective fancy pronunciation in American English /ˈfænsi/
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  1. 1
    not plain or simple but with a lot of decorations or extra parts
    I wanted just a plain handbag, nothing fancy.
    The camera comes with a fancy leather case.
  2. 2
    complicated or difficult
    fancy computer graphics
    fancy basketball moves
  3. 3
    intended to seem impressive, important, or clever
    The candidate’s fancy words lost more votes than they gained.
  4. 4
    expensive, popular, and fashionable
    We stayed at some fancy hotel in the center of London.
    children who are sent to fancy private schools
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  5. 6
    American fancy food is of very good quality
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