Fancy in a sentence as a noun

If you're going to get a bike for 20-50 EUR don't expect it to be some kind of fancy machine.

It's ok if the specs aren't so fancy... a detailed map of what goes on the screen and what everything does is probably fine.

B-b-but Google made this fancy video advertisement about how I can give my infant daughter a Gmail account and write to her as she grows up!

Fancy in a sentence as a verb

That cannot be guaranteed by cutting edge technology, no matter how many bits or fancy virtualization features you throw at it.

For someone who is new to project management, for example, the fancy programs with every feature and option are confusing and scary.

They start to understand the simple product completely, and then they have the cognitive ability to understand more fancy bells 'n' whistles.

Fancy in a sentence as an adjective

That's a fancy way of saying we'd rather spend our time coding than helping others, so we may not instinctively appreciate the benefits of open plan as much.

To all the people in this thread who seem so absolutely sure that the gender differences are strictly biological, do you fancy telling us what exactly makes you so sure?

Back before we had fancy alloy springs and were forced to use Steel as the material for mainsprings because that's all we knew, watches had problems where a freshly wound watch would run fast and a watch that hasn't been wound for a day or so would start to run slow, as the strength of the spring tapered off. The Geneva Drive was a solution, though it's more of a hack, to only let the spring release power inside the middle of it's power arc, by preventing the watch from unwinding past a certain low point and preventing the user from winding the spring up to it's strongest point.

Fancy definitions


something many people believe that is false; "they have the illusion that I am very wealthy"

See also: illusion fantasy phantasy


a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination


a predisposition to like something; "he had a fondness for whiskey"

See also: fondness partiality


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"

See also: visualize visualise envision project figure picture image


have a fancy or particular liking or desire for; "She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler's window"


not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes"