fancy man
noun Date: circa 1811 a woman's paramour; also pimp

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fancy man — n old fashioned a man that a married woman has a sexual relationship with, who is not her husband …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fancy man — n. a man supported by a woman; esp., a pimp …   English World dictionary

  • fancy man — ► NOUN informal, often derogatory ▪ a woman s lover …   English terms dictionary

  • fancy man — /ˈfænsi mæn/ (say fansee man) noun Colloquial 1. a man of often dubious reputation, who is, or is thought to be, someone s lover: she had her fancy man with her. 2. a pimp …   Australian English dictionary

  • fancy man —    someone with whom a woman has a regular sexual relationship    Usually the woman is married and the parties are not cohabiting:     I can only remember two of them that had regular fancy men. (F. Richards, 1936, writing of soldiers wives)    A …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • fancy man — fan·cy man || ‚fænsɪ‚mÉ™n woman s lover; pimp …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fancy man — noun (C) old fashioned a man that a married woman has a sexual relationship with, who is not her husband …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fancy man — fan′cy man n. 1) sex a woman s lover 2) sex a pimp • Etymology: 1805–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • fancy man — 1. a woman s lover. 2. a pimp. [1805 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • fancy man — noun A womans lover …   Wiktionary

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