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fancy

verb (LIKE)    /ˈfæn.si/
B1 [T] mainly UK to want to have or do something: Do you fancy a drink this evening? [+ -ing verb] I didn't fancy swimming in that water.Wanting thingsHoping and hopefulness B2 [T] mainly UK informal to be sexually attracted to someone: He could tell she fancied him.Sexual attractionAttractive fancy yourself mainly UK disapproving to think you are very attractive or important: That Dave really fancies himself, doesn't he?Showing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assuranceBoasting
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