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fancy

noun /ˈfӕnsi/ ( plural fancies)
a sudden (often unexpected) liking or desire
capricho, antojo
The child had many peculiar fancies.
the power of the mind to imagine things
fantasía, imaginación
She had a tendency to indulge in flights of fancy.
something imagined.
fantasía
fanciful adjective inclined to have fancies, especially strange, unreal ideas
caprichoso, soñador
She’s a very fanciful girl.
imaginary or unreal
fantasioso
That idea is rather fanciful.
fancifully adverb
caprichosamente
fancy dress noun clothes representing a particular character, nationality, historical period etc
disfraz
He went to the party in fancy dress (also adjective) a fancy-dress party.
take a fancy to to become fond of, often suddenly or unexpectedly
tomar cariño
They bought that house because they took a fancy to it.
take one’s fancy to be liked or wanted by (someone)
atraer a alguien, cautivar a alguien
When I go shopping I just buy anything that takes my fancy.
Translations of “fancy”
in French envie, imagination, impression…
in German die Vorliebe, die Phantasie, die Vorstellung…
in Chinese (Simplified) 你喜欢的事物/人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 你喜歡的事物/人…
(Definition of fancy from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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