Translation of "fancy" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

See all translations

fancyverb

uk /ˈfæn.si/ us /ˈfæn.si/

fancy verb (LIKE)

B1 [ T ] UK to want to have or do something

想要;想做
Do you fancy a drink this evening? 你今晚想喝一杯吗?
[ + -ing verb ] I didn't fancy swimming in that water. 我不想在那水里游泳。

B2 [ T ] UK informal to be sexually attracted to someone

爱慕,喜欢
He could tell she fancied him. 他看得出她喜欢他。
fancy yourself UK disapproving

to think you are very attractive or important

自认为是;自命为
That Dave really fancies himself, doesn't he? 那个戴夫挺自命不凡的,是吧?

More examples

  • Do you fancy coming on a day trip to Bath next Saturday?
  • Do you fancy going out for a meal after work?
  • What shall we do foodwise - do you fancy going out to eat?
  • I thought he fancied me, but I'd completely misread the signals.
  • She knew he fancied her, but preferred to keep their relationship platonic.

fancy verb (IMAGINE)

[ I or T ] UK to imagine or think that something is so

想象;认为
He fancies himself as a bit of a singer. 他自认为自己多少是个歌手。
[ + to infinitive ] Who do you fancy to win the Cup this year? 你认为今年谁会赢得杯赛?
[ + (that) ] literary I fancied (that) I saw something moving in the corner. 我觉得看见角落里有东西在动。
old-fashioned This isn't the first time this has happened, I fancy. 我想,这不是第一次发生这种事了。
fancy! C2 old-fashioned

an expression of surprise

(表示惊讶)真想不到!
Fancy seeing you here!
"They have eight children." "Fancy that (= how surprising)!" “他们有8个孩子。”“真想不到啊!”

fancyadjective

uk /ˈfæn.si/ us /ˈfæn.si/

fancy adjective (DECORATIVE)

decorative or complicated

装饰的;花哨的;复杂的
I wanted a simple black dress, nothing fancy. 我想要一件简洁的黑色礼服,不要花哨的东西。
The decorations were a little too fancy for my tastes. 这种装饰风格过于繁复,不合我的喜好。
fancy cakes 花式蛋糕

fancy adjective (EXPENSIVE)

informal expensive

昂贵的;豪华的
We stayed in a fancy hotel near the Champs-Élysées. 我们住在香榭丽舍大街附近一家豪华的酒店里。
a fancy restaurant 豪华餐厅

fancynoun

uk /ˈfæn.si/ us /ˈfæn.si/

fancy noun (THING/PERSON YOU LIKE)

passing fancy

something that you like very much for a short period

一时的兴趣(或爱好)
But for me, parachuting was no passing fancy. 但是对我来说,跳伞可不是一时的兴趣。
take a fancy to sth/sb

to start liking something or someone very much

喜欢上,爱上
Laura's taken a fancy to Japanese food. 劳拉喜欢上了日本料理。
take/tickle your fancy informal US strike your fancy

If something takes/tickles your fancy, you like it and want to have or do it.

吸引(某人),中(某人的)意
I looked in a lot of clothes shops but nothing really tickled my fancy. 我逛了很多服装店,但没什么衣服让我中意。
She has enough money to buy anything that strikes her fancy.

fancy noun (IMAGINATION)

[ U ] literary the imagination

想象(力)
See

(Translation of “fancy” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)