fancy Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “fancy” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "fancy" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations

fancyverb

uk   /ˈfæn.si/  us   /ˈfæn.si/
  • fancy verb (LIKE)

B1 [T] 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.
B2 [T] UK informal to be sexually attracted to someone: He could tell she fancied him.
fancy yourself UK disapproving
to think you are very attractive or important: That Dave really fancies himself, doesn't he?

expend iconexpend iconMore examples

  • fancy verb (IMAGINE)

[I or T] UK to imagine or think that something is so: He fancies himself as a bit of a singer. [+ to infinitive] Who do you fancy to win the Cup this year? [+ (that)] literary I fancied (that) I saw something moving in the corner.old-fashioned This isn't the first time this has happened, I fancy.
fancy! C2 old-fashioned
an expression of surprise: Fancy seeing you here! "They have eight children." "Fancy that (= how surprising)!"

fancyadjective

uk   /ˈfæn.si/  us   /ˈfæn.si/

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: But for me, parachuting was no passing fancy.
take a fancy to sth/sb
to start liking something or someone very much: Laura's taken a fancy to Japanese food.
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: I looked in a lot of clothes shops but nothing really tickled my fancy. She has enough money to buy anything that strikes her fancy.

expend iconexpend icon Thesaurus

Passionate or passing interests
“fancy”: synonyms and related words:

También encontrarás palabras, frases y sinónimos relacionados con los temas:

(Definition of fancy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "fancy" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

fancyadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /ˈfæn·si/
decorative or complicated, or (of restaurants, stores, or hotels) expensive: I wanted a simple black dress, nothing fancy. a fancy hotel

fancynoun [U]

 us   /ˈfæn·si/
something that you like very much: What's your fancy?

fancyverb [T]

 us   /ˈfæn·si/
  • fancy verb [T] (IMAGINE)

to imagine or think that something is so: When she was young she fancied herself a rebel.
  • fancy verb [T] (LIKE)

to like or wish for: There are two things he fancies – fast cars and thunderous music.
(Definition of fancy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de fancy
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
A blazing row: words and phrases for arguing and arguments
by ,
May 04, 2016
by Kate Woodford We can’t always focus on the positive! This week, we’re looking at the language that is used to refer to arguing and arguments, and the differences in meaning between the various words and phrases. There are several words that suggest that people are arguing about something that is not important. (As you might

Aprende más 

Palabra del día

spaceship

(especially in stories) a vehicle used for travel in space

Palabra del día

trigger warning noun
trigger warning noun
May 02, 2016
a warning that a subject may trigger unpleasant emotions or memories This is not, I should stress, an argument that trigger warnings should become commonplace on campus.

Aprende más