Fancy that!

Fancy that!
exclam. Imagine that!
So, you’re a bus driver now. Well, fancy that!
Fancy that! There’s a piece of pie left in the fridge.

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  • fancy that — fancy or fancy that spoken used when you are very surprised about something Fancy you knowing my sister! • See: fancy IV …   English dictionary

  • fancy that! —  just fancy!  Excl. of surprise …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • fancy that! — interj. imagine that! (expression of amazement or amused surprise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fancy, fantasy — Fancy is a term for imagination that is light, playful, unreal, and whimsical: I often indulge in the happy fancy that I am both rich and powerful. Sue s belief that she is irresistible is merely her playful fancy. She let her fancy play with the …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • Fancy — Fan cy (f[a^]n s[y^]), n.; pl. {Fancies}. [Contr. fr. fantasy, OF. fantasie, fantaisie, F. fantaisie, L. phantasia, fr. Gr. ???????? appearance, imagination, the power of perception and presentation in the mind, fr. ???????? to make visible, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fancy — [fan′sē] n. pl. fancies [ME fantsy, contr. < fantasie: see FANTASY] 1. imagination, now esp. light, playful, or whimsical imagination 2. illusion or delusion 3. a mental image 4. an arbitrary idea; notion; caprice; whim 5. an …   English World dictionary

  • fancy — ► VERB (fancies, fancied) 1) Brit. informal feel a desire for. 2) Brit. informal find sexually attractive. 3) regard as a likely winner. 4) imagine. 5) used to express surprise: fancy that! …   English terms dictionary

  • fancy — (n.) mid 15c., contraction of FANTASY (Cf. fantasy), it took the older and longer word s sense of inclination, whim, desire. Meaning fans of an amusement or sport, collectively is attested by 1735, especially (though not originally) of the prize… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Fancy Crane — Infobox soap character name = Fancy Crane Lopez Fitzgerald series = Passions portrayer = Emily Harper (2005 2008) Krissy Carlson (2008; temporary) Soap Opera Digest , March 18, 2008 edition. Carlson filled in for Harper March 10 11, 2008.] first …   Wikipedia

  • fancy — fan|cy1 S3 [ˈfænsi] v past tense and past participle fancied present participle fancying third person singular fancies [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(like/want)¦ 2¦(sexual attraction)¦ 3 fancy yourself 4 fancy yourself (as) something 5¦(think something will be… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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