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.
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.