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adjective fancy pronunciation in British English /ˈfænsi/
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adjectivefancy
comparativefancier
superlativefanciest
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  1. 1
    expensive, popular, and fashionable
    We stayed at some fancy hotel in the centre of London.
    children who are sent to fancy private schools
  2. 2
    not plain or simple but with a lot of decorations or extra parts
    The camera comes in a fancy leather case.
    I wanted just a plain handbag – nothing fancy.
    fancy goods (=small objects used as decorations): a shop selling jewellery and fancy goods
  3. 3
    complicated or difficult
    fancy computer graphics
    fancy footballing tricks
  4. 4
    intended to seem impressive, important, or clever
    The candidate’s fancy words lost more votes than they gained.

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