fancy

Part of speech: verb

To suppose; conceive in the fancy; have a notion of; form a fancy; imagine; take a liking to.

Part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to or proceeding from fancy.

Part of speech: noun

The power or act of forming mental images at random; imagination in its lower form.

Part of speech: noun

A visionary notion; vagary.

Part of speech: noun

A liking; that which one likes; a pet pursuit; hobby; fad.

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Usage examples "fancy":

  1. Don't let us fancy it was our own strength. - "The Three Lieutenants", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. Ellen could just fancy herself in it. - "Friarswood Post-Office", Charlotte M. Yonge.
  3. I don't fancy you ever really think. - "The Marquis of Lossie", George MacDonald.