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:

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 ...
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, 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 ...
Arthur Fancy - Relationship With 15th Precinct Commanders
... When a Borough Commander named Haverill (played by James Handy) planned to have Fancy removed from the 15th for fabricated reasons, Andy Sipowicz ... would later start an IAB witch hunt on Detective John Kelly, one of Fancy's best detectives ... demotion to a Dispatcher position, much to the regret of Fancy ...
Adelphia (fancies)
... Adelphia 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 ...

More definitions of "fancy":

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

Famous quotes containing the word fancy:

    If I a fancy take
    To black and blue,
    That fancy doth it beauty make.
    Sir John Suckling (1609–1642)

    Our ideas are the offspring of our senses; we are not more able to create the form of a being we have not seen, without retrospect to one we know, than we are able to create a new sense. He whose fancy has conceived an idea of the most beautiful form must have composed it from actual existence.
    Henry Fuseli (1741–1825)

    But that wasn’t fancy enough for Lord Byron, oh dear me no, he had to invent a lot of figures of speech and then interpolate them,
    With the result that whenever you mention Old Testament soldiers to
    people they say Oh yes, they’re the ones that a lot of wolves dressed up in gold and purple ate them.
    Ogden Nash (1902–1971)