fancifully
adverb see fanciful

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fancifully — fanciful ► ADJECTIVE 1) over imaginative and unrealistic. 2) existing only in the imagination. 3) highly ornamental or imaginative in design. DERIVATIVES fancifully adverb fancifulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • fancifully — adverb in a fanciful manner the Christmas tree was fancifully decorated • Syn: ↑whimsically • Derived from adjective: ↑fanciful …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fancifully — Fanciful Fan ci*ful, a. 1. Full of fancy; guided by fancy, rather than by reason and experience; whimsical; as, a fanciful man forms visionary projects. [1913 Webster] 2. Conceived in the fancy; not consistent with facts or reason; abounding in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fancifully — See fanciful. * * * …   Universalium

  • fancifully — adverb In a fanciful manner …   Wiktionary

  • fancifully — adv. fantastically; imaginatively; whimsically, capriciously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fancifully — fan·ci·ful·ly …   English syllables

  • fancifully — See: fanciful …   English dictionary

  • fanciful — fancifully, adv. fancifulness, n. /fan si feuhl/, adj. 1. characterized by or showing fancy; capricious or whimsical in appearance: a fanciful design of butterflies and flowers. 2. suggested by fancy; imaginary; unreal: fanciful lands of romance …   Universalium

  • whimsically — adverb in a fanciful manner the Christmas tree was fancifully decorated • Syn: ↑fancifully • Derived from adjective: ↑fanciful (for: ↑fancifully) …   Useful english dictionary

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