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fancy

noun (THING/PERSON YOU LIKE)    /ˈfæn.si/
passing fancy something that you like very much for a short period: But for me, parachuting was no passing fancy.Passionate or passing interests take a fancy to sth/sb to start liking something or someone very much: Laura's taken a fancy to Japanese food.Liking take/tickle your fancy informal If something takes/tickles your fancy, you like it and want to have or do it: I looked in a lot of clothes shops but nothing really tickled my fancy.Liking
(Definition of fancy noun (THING/PERSON YOU LIKE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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