- 1 [intransitive, transitive] (informal) used to show that you are surprised or shocked by something fancy doing something Fancy meeting you here! fancy something “She remembered my name after all those years.” “Fancy that!”
- 2 [transitive] fancy (that)… (literary) to believe or imagine something She fancied (that) she could hear footsteps.
NAmE//ˈfænsi//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fancy
he / she / it fancies
past simple fancied
-ing form fancying