They do live in a fancy world of theory.
Brecel will now fancy his chances of progressing further.
I didn't come from some fancy congressional internship.
You can tell that she fancies herself from the way she dresses.
I don't fancy this place at all.
My husband rather fancies an evening at home in front of the TV set.
WANTING, LIKING, OR THINKING 想;喜欢;认为
If you fancy something, you want to have it or to do it.
What do you fancy doing, anyway?...
Do you fancy going to see a movie sometime?...
A fancy is a liking or desire for someone or something, especially one that does not last long.
She did not suspect that his interest was just a passing fancy.
If you fancy someone, you feel attracted to them, especially in a sexual way.
The boys would tease you to death if they didn't fancy you...
I think he thinks I fancy him or something.
If you fancy yourself as a particular kind of person or fancy yourself doing a particular thing, you like the idea of being that kind of person or doing that thing.
So you fancy yourself as the boss someday?...
I didn't fancy myself wearing a kilt.
If you say that someone fancies themselves (as) a particular kind of person, you mean that they think, often wrongly, that they have the good qualities which that kind of person has.
She fancies herself a bohemian...
She knew Felix fancied himself as a connoisseur.
If you say that you fancy a particular competitor or team in a competition, you think they will win.
You have to fancy Bath because they are the most consistent team in England...
I fancy England to win through.
If you fancy that something is the case, you think or suppose that it is so.
When Ferris looked up he fancied that he saw a shadow pass close to the window...
She fancied he was trying to hide a smile.
A fancy is an idea that is unlikely, untrue, or imaginary.
His last book is a bold, at times surrealistic mixture of fact and fancy.
...a childhood fancy.
You say 'fancy' or 'fancy that' when you want to express surprise or disapproval.
It was very tasteless. Fancy talking like that so soon after his death...
'Fancy that!' smiled Conti.
If you take a fancy to someone or something, you start liking them, usually for no understandable reason.
Sylvia took quite a fancy to him...
The King took a fancy to ordering disguises and masks.
If something takes your fancy or tickles your fancy, you like it a lot when you see it or think of it.
She makes most of her own clothes, copying any fashion which takes her fancy.
ELABORATE OR EXPENSIVE 精致的;昂贵的
If you describe something as fancy, you mean that it is special, unusual, or elaborate, for example because it has a lot of decoration.
It was packaged in a fancy plastic case with attractive graphics.
If you describe something as fancy, you mean that it is very expensive or of very high quality, and you often dislike it because of this.
He owned a fancy house out on Lake Agawam...
They sent me to a fancy private school.
Can you fancy yourself on the moon?
I don't fancy this place at all.
I don't fancy swimming in that river.
“He had no clothes on.”“I fancy so.
She fancied herself nervous.
设想, 空想, 幻想
He indulged in idle fancy.
Children usually have lively fancy.
I have a fancy for some wine with my dinner.
别致的, 花式的, 花哨的
The dress is too fancy for me.
Let me fancy while I may.
1. something many people believe that is false;
- " "they have the illusion that I am very wealthy" "
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" "
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" "
2. have a fancy or particular liking or desire for;
- " "She fancied a necklace that she had seen in the jeweler's window" "
1. not plain; decorative or ornamented;
- " "fancy handwriting" "
- " "fancy clothes" "
as (或 when 或 where) the fancy takes one
according to one's inclination 由兴趣主宰；由着性子；跟着感觉
you could move about as the fancy took you.
fancy one's (或 someone's) chances
believe that one (or someone else) is likely to be successful 相信自己（或别人）会成功
we fancy our chances in the replay.
take (或 catch) someone's fancy
appeal to someone 讨某人喜欢；迎合某人的口味；吸引某人
take a fancy
to become fond of, especially without an obvious reason （尤指莫名其妙地）喜爱
- fancy含义 1、fancy代表：想象力，爱好，迷恋等。 2、fancy亦=fan+Cy，具有特殊的含义，从前有一个男孩子叫fan，一个女孩子叫Cy。男孩子默默的喜欢这这个女孩子，自己的英文名字也定了 fanCy.多年后，依然。 3、希望人生能像fancy这个词一样精彩！
late Middle English: contraction of fantasy