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Definition of fancy verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they fancy
    he / she / it fancies
    past simple fancied
    -ing form fancying
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  1. 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. 2[transitive] fancy (that)… (literary) to believe or imagine something She fancied (that) she could hear footsteps.
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