Definition of Fancier

1. Noun. A person having a strong liking for something.

Exact synonyms: Enthusiast
Generic synonyms: Admirer, Adorer
Specialized synonyms: Animal Fancier, Bird Fancier, Maniac, Technophile
Derivative terms: Fancy



Definition of Fancier

1. n. One who is governed by fancy.

Definition of Fancier

1. Adjective. (comparative of fancy) ¹

2. Noun. One who fancies a person with a special interest, attraction or liking for something. An aficionado. ¹

3. Noun. A person who breeds or grows a particular animal or plant for points of excellence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fancier

1. one that has a special liking for something [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fancier

fanatism
fanbase
fanbases
fanbelt
fanbelts
fanboi
fanbois
fanboy
fanboyish
fanboyism
fanboys
fanciable
fancie
fancied
fancied up
fancier (current term)
fanciers
fancies
fanciest
fancified
fancifies
fanciful
fancifull
fancifully
fancifulness
fancifulnesses
fancify
fancifying
fanciless
fancily

Literary usage of Fancier

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1. The North American Miscellany (1851)
"TARDIF; THE PICTURE fancier. attempt to walk along this path, which, however, ... TARDIF; THE PICTURE fancier. ONE of the most celebrated amateurs of ..."

2. The Birds of Jamaica: Being a History of the Bird, Its Structure, and Habits by Philip Henry Gosse, Alfred Edmund Brehm, Richard Hill (1874)
"THE CAGE BIRD AND THE BIRD-fancier. " There the treasured singing pet In his narrow cage is set, Welcoming the beams that come Upon his gilded prison-home. ..."

3. Western Wanderings: A Record of Travel in the Evening Land by John Whetham Beddam Whetham (1874)
"Oregon forests—The Umpqua Canon—A poultry fancier—A female hermit—Willamette Valley—Eugene City—The Three Sister*—The Mackenzie River—Oregon City—Falls of ..."

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