AskDefine | Define fancied

Dictionary Definition

fancy adj : not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes" [ant: plain]

Noun

1 something many people believe that is false; "they have the illusion that I am very wealthy" [syn: illusion, fantasy, phantasy]
2 fancy was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than imagination
3 a predisposition to like something; "he had a fondness for whiskey" [syn: fondness, partiality]

Verb

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, see, figure, picture, image]
2 have a fancy or particular liking or desire for; "She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler's window" [syn: go for, take to] [also: fancied, fanciest, fancier]fancied adj : formed or conceived by the imagination; "a fabricated excuse for his absence"; "a fancied wrong"; "a fictional character"; "used fictitious names"; "a made-up story" [syn: fabricated, fictional, fictitious, invented, made-up]fancied See fancy

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fancied
  1. past of fancy

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