Fancy Fan"cy, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fancied}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Fancying}.] 1. To figure to one's self; to believe or imagine something without proof. [1913 Webster]

If our search has reached no farther than simile and metaphor, we rather fancy than know. --Locke. [1913 Webster]

2. To love. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Fancied — Fan cied, a. [From {Fancy}, v. t.] Formed or conceived by the fancy; unreal; as, a fancied wrong. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fancied — fancied; un·fancied; …   English syllables

  • fancied — index delusive, fictitious, illusory, nonexistent, preferred (favored) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fancied — imaginary, 1560s, pp. adj. from FANCY (Cf. fancy) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fancied — [fan′sēd] adj. imaginary; imagined …   English World dictionary

  • fancied — /ˈfænsid/ (say fanseed) adjective 1. imaginary: fancied grievances. 2. expected to achieve something, as winning a race: a much fancied horse. {fanc(y) + i 2 + ed2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • fancied — /fan seed/, adj. unreal; imaginary: to be upset by fancied grievances. [1560 70; FANCY + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • fancied — adj. Fancied is used with these nouns: ↑horse, ↑runner …   Collocations dictionary

  • fancied — adjective formed or conceived by the imagination a fabricated excuse for his absence a fancied wrong a fictional character • Syn: ↑fabricated, ↑fictional, ↑fictitious • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • fancied — Synonyms and related words: concocted, cooked up, fabricated, fabulous, fanciful, fantasied, fantastic, fictional, fictitious, fictive, figmental, forged, hatched, illusory, imaginary, imaginational, imagined, invented, legendary, made up, make… …   Moby Thesaurus

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