The activity was so intense that there is now a severe shortage of fancy apartments for sale in New York.
No question these are fraught times for Republican lawmakers—especially those who fancy themselves contenders for 2016.
For the sister of the future Queen of England has landed a fancy pants new job as a Vanity Fair contributing editor.
The wealthy prefer to convey their status through ornate mansions and fancy foreign cars.
On these tours, colleges emphasize the bells and whistles: the fancy dorms, climbing walls, and technology-filled classrooms.
She has deposited the old man in that easy-chair for a doze, I fancy.
She shook her head and the fancy cleared away, and then others came.
He therefore went straight to her room from fancy Quinglet's.
"But you forget where we are," answered the Man of fancy, who overheard the remark.
"Feels a bit grumpy, I fancy," thought Noel, with a suppressed grin.
mid-15c., contraction of fantasy, it took the older and longer word's sense of "inclination, whim, desire." Meaning "fans of an amusement or sport, collectively" is attested by 1735, especially (though not originally) of the prize ring. The adjective is recorded from mid-18c.