idle+fancy

  • 1 idle fancy — index figment Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 fancy — Synonyms and related words: Amor, Babylonian, Byzantine, Christian love, Corinthian, Daedalian, Eros, Platonic love, a bit much, abandoned, account as, adept, admiration, adoration, adorned, adroit, affection, affinity, agape, aim at, ambitious,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 3 fancy — n 1 Caprice, freak, whim, whimsy, conceit, vagary, crotchet 2 imagination, fantasy Antonyms: experience 3 Fancy, fantasy, phantasy, phantasm, vision, dream, daydream, nightmare are comparable when they denote a vivid idea or image, or a series of …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 4 fancy — 01. Everyone at the party was wearing [fancy] clothes, except me. I just had on a T shirt and jeans. 02. Do you [fancy] going to a movie tonight? 03. I think Robert [fancies] a girl in his class because his teacher says he follows her everywhere …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 5 Tears, Idle Tears — is a lyric poem written in 1847 by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892), the noted Victorian era English poet. Published as one of the songs in his The Princess (1847), it is regarded for the quality of its lyrics. A Tennyson anthology describes the …

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  • 6 fantasy — Synonyms and related words: Marchen, Walter Mitty, Western, Western story, Westerner, absence of mind, absentmindedness, absorption, abstractedness, abstraction, adventure story, alienation, allegory, apologue, apparition, appearance, ardor,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 7 vain — 1 Vain, nugatory, otiose, idle, empty, hollow are comparable when they mean devoid of worth or significance. Something vain (see also FUTILE) is devoid of all value, either absolutely because worthless, superfluous, or unprofitable or relatively… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 romance — Synonyms and related words: Marchen, Western, Western story, Westerner, adulterous affair, adultery, adventure, adventure story, affair, allegorize, allegory, amor, amour, apologue, apparition, autism, autistic thinking, balderdash, bedtime story …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 9 maggot — Synonyms and related words: alabaster, apparition, arachnid, arthropod, aurelia, bee, beetle, boutade, brainchild, brainstorm, bubble, bug, capriccio, caprice, caterpillar, centipede, chalk, chilopod, chimera, chrysalis, cocoon, conceit, crank,… …

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  • 10 whim — Synonyms and related words: apparition, bee, boutade, brainchild, brainstorm, bubble, capriccio, caprice, chimera, conceit, crank, craze, crazy idea, crotchet, delirium, disposition, dream, eidolon, fad, fancy, fantasque, fantastic notion,… …

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  • 11 whimsy — Synonyms and related words: aberration, abnormality, anomaly, apparition, boutade, brainchild, brainstorm, bubble, capriccio, caprice, chimera, conceit, crackpotism, crank, crankiness, crankism, craze, crazy idea, crotchet, crotchetiness,… …

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  • 12 dream — I. n. 1. Sleeping vision. 2. Revery, fancy, fantasy, conceit, illusion, delusion, vagary, idle fancy, day dream, castle in the air, château en Espagne. II. v. n. 1. Have visions in sleep. 2. Think, imagine, fancy, have a notion. 3. Give a loose… …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 13 Dream — (dr[=e]m), n. [Akin to OS. dr[=o]m, D. droom, G. traum, Icel. draumr, Dan. & Sw. dr[ o]m; cf. G. tr[ u]gen to deceive, Skr. druh to harm, hurt, try to hurt. AS. dre[ a]m joy, gladness, and OS. dr[=o]m joy are, perh., different words; cf. Gr.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 figment — I noun canard, chimera, concoction, creation of the mind, deception, delusion, fabrication, falsehood, falsification, fancy, fantasy, feigned story, fiction, fiction of the mind, flight of fancy, hallucination, idle fancy, illusion, imagined… …

    Law dictionary

  • 15 apparition — Synonyms and related words: Masan, appearance, appearing, arising, astral, astral spirit, avatar, banshee, bogey, brainchild, bubble, chimera, coming, coming into being, coming forth, control, corposant, delirium, delusion, departed spirit,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 brainchild — Synonyms and related words: apparition, art object, article, artifact, autograph, brainstorm, bric a brac, bright idea, bright thought, brilliant idea, bubble, child, chimera, classic, coinage, composition, computer printout, concoction,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 bubble — Synonyms and related words: air, air pocket, airy hope, airy nothing, apparition, autism, babble, ball, balloon, be enthusiastic, bilge, bladder, blain, bleb, blister, blob, blubber, boil, boil over, boll, bolus, boss, bow, brainchild, bubble… …

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  • 18 chimera — Synonyms and related words: airy hope, airy nothing, apparition, autism, brainchild, bubble, daydream, deception, delirium, deluded belief, delusion, dereism, dream, dream vision, dreamland, dreamworld, eidolon, false belief, fancy, fantasque,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 delirium — Synonyms and related words: abandon, afebrile delirium, agnosia, apparition, ardor, block, blocking, brainchild, brainstorm, bubble, calenture, childbed fever, chimera, continued fever, craze, deliriousness, delusion, delusion of persecution,… …

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  • 20 eidolon — Synonyms and related words: Masan, angle, apparition, appearance, aspect, astral, astral spirit, banshee, brainchild, bubble, chimera, configuration, control, delirium, departed spirit, disembodied spirit, duppy, dybbuk, effect, facet, fancy,… …

    Moby Thesaurus