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fancy

verb [T]
 
 
/ˈfænsi/
WANT UK B1 to want to have or do something: Do you fancy a drink? [+ doing sth] We fancy going to the Caribbean for our holiday.Feelings of desire
PERSON UK informal to feel sexually attracted to someone: I fancied him the first time I saw him.Sexual attractionAttractive
fancy (that)! UK informal used to show that you are surprised or shocked by something: [+ doing sth] Fancy seeing you here! He's going out with Marie? Well fancy that!InterjectionsSounds used as interjectionsExpressions of surprise
THINK old-fashioned to think that something is true: [+ (that)] I fancy that he was smiling, but I can't be sure.Guessing, supposing and suspecting
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