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Meaning of fancy

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting";
             "fancy clothes" [ant: {plain}]
      n 1: something many people believe that is false; "they have the
           illusion that I am very wealthy" [syn: {illusion},
           {fantasy}, {phantasy}, {fancy}]
      2: a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more
         casual and superficial than true imagination
      3: a predisposition to like something; "he had a fondness for
         whiskey" [syn: {fondness}, {fancy}, {partiality}]
      v 1: imagine; conceive of; see in one's mind; "I can't see him
           on horseback!"; "I can see what will happen"; "I can see a
           risk in this strategy" [syn: {visualize}, {visualise},
           {envision}, {project}, {fancy}, {see}, {figure}, {picture},
      2: have a fancy or particular liking or desire for; "She fancied
         a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler's window" [syn:
         {fancy}, {go for}, {take to}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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