Definition of Fancifying

1. fancify [v] - See also: fancify



Lexicographical Neighbors of Fancifying

fancie
fancied
fancied up
fancier
fanciers
fancies
fanciest
fancified
fancifies
fanciful
fancifull
fancifully
fancifulness
fancifulnesses
fancify
fancifying (current term)
fanciless
fancily
fanciness
fancinesses
fancruft
fancy-dress
fancy-dress ball
fancy-free
fancy-pants
fancy dress
fancy goods
fancy man
fancy pants

Literary usage of Fancifying

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Indian Fairy Book: From the Original Legends by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, Cornelius Mathews (1856)
"Sister," said he, one day, as he paraded up and down before the lodge, enjoying his new coat, and fancifying himself the greatest little fellow in the ..."

2. The Book of Snobs by William Makepeace Thackeray (1852)
"... or waving his battle-axed hand on his battlemented wall, and bellowing his war-cry ot Bug-Aboo—and roaring out melodramatic toin-foolery, and fancifying ..."

3. The Visitor, Or, Monthly Instructor by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1841)
"A well-dressed young woman, perhaps, seats herself in "Queen Adelaide's, or the Stuart's chair ;" and it is plain, that for the moment, she is fancifying ..."

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