fancy

fancy
'fænsi 1. plural - fancies; noun
1) (a sudden (often unexpected) liking or desire: The child had many peculiar fancies.)
2) (the power of the mind to imagine things: She had a tendency to indulge in flights of fancy.)
3) (something imagined: He had a sudden fancy that he could see Spring approaching.)
2. adjective
(decorated; not plain: fancy cakes.) pyntet, dekorert, meget kunstferdig
3. verb
1) (to like the idea of having or doing something: I fancy a cup of tea.) (kunne) like, ha lyst på
2) (to think or have a certain feeling or impression (that): I fancied (that) you were angry.) forestille/innbille/tenke seg
3) (to have strong sexual interest in (a person): He fancies her a lot.) forelske seg i, legge sin elsk på
- fancifully
- fancy dress
- take a fancy to
- take one's fancy
I
subst. \/ˈfænsɪ\/
1) fantasi, innbilningskraft, forestillingsevne
as a child I had a very lively fancy
som barn hadde jeg en svært livlig fantasi
2) fantasi(bilde), forestilling, drøm, innbilning
the fancies of youth
did I hear someone or was it only a fancy
hørte jeg noen, eller var det bare en innbilning?
I have a fancy that ...
jeg kjenner det på meg at ...
3) innfall, (flyktig) idé, nykke, lune, grille
don't take him too seriously, it's only a passing fancy
4) lyst, tilbøyelighet, forkjærlighet, hang, smak
I fancy mysterious women like her
jeg har en forkjærlighet for mystiske kvinner som henne
5) forelskelse, svermeri
6) sans, smak
she is a person of refined fancy
hun er en person med forfinet smak
he has a fancy for voluptuous women
han har sans for yppige kvinner
7) oppdrett (av rasedyr)
8) (også fancy cake) forklaring: liten kake eller kjeks med glasur, pyntet kake
as the fancy takes one eller where the fancy takes one alt etter ens eget forgodtbefinnende
catch someone's fancy eller strike someone's fancy eller take someone's fancy eller tickle someone's fancy tiltrekke noen, falle noen i smak, gi noen lyst til
catch the fancy of eller strike the fancy of eller take the fancy of eller tickle the fancy of slå an hos, tiltale
have a fancy for something synes om noe, være svak for noe, sverme for noe
passing fancies småforelskelser
suit somebody's fancy falle i noens smak
take a fancy to bli forelsket i, fatte interesse for, få lyst til å ha, legge sin elsk på
tea fancies konditorkaker
the fancy kjennerne, vennene
the dog fancy
de (sports)interesserte
(spesielt bokseinteresserte)
sporten (spesielt boksing)
II
verb \/ˈfænsɪ\/
1) forestille seg, tenke seg, danne seg et bilde av, tenke seg til at, se for seg
can you fancy me as an actor?
2) innbille seg, tro, være tilbøyelig til å tro, formode, anta
I fancied I heard footsteps
I rather fancy (that) he won't come
I fancy she is forty
jeg vil anta at hun er førti
3) (hverdagslig) være stolt av
fancy one's game
4) (britisk, hverdagslig) like, være forelsket i, synes om, ha lyst på
I really fancy her
5) (kunne) like, ha lyst til, være med på, fatte interesse for
I don't fancy this place
I don't fancy doing it
6) ønske seg, ville ha
what do you fancy for your dinner? Is there anything you fancy?
er det noe du har lyst på
7) drive frem, ale opp (for å få frem visse egenskaper)
fancy oneself ha høye tanker om seg selv, tro at man er noe
he fancies himself as an actor
just fancy! eller fancy that! tenke seg til!, tenk bare! , nei, tenk det!
fancy his believing it!
tenk at han trodde det!
III
adj.
1) pyntet, dekorert, (ut)smykket, pynte-
2) kunstnerlig fremstilt, sirlig utformet, kunstferdig, kunst-
3) (om tøy) mønstret, broket, kulørt
4) (om blomst) mangefarget, flerfarget
5) fin, pen, stilig, moteriktig, mote-
she wore a short fancy dress
hun hadde på seg en kort, moteriktig kjole
6) forklaring: noe som er ment å gjøre inntrykk
he was driving a fancy car
7) fantastisk, lunefull, vilkårlig
8) av høyeste kvalitet, spesielt utvalgt, luksus
fancy crabs
she is into fancy cooking
hun er opptatt av avansert matlagning
9) (gammeldags) fantasi-, laget etter fantasien
a fancy picture
10) favoritt-
11) rase-, oppalt-, oppdrettet, oppdretts-
fancy ball maskerade(ball), kostymeball, karneval
fancy cake kake med pynt, konditorkake
fancy dog rasehund
fancy farm gård for oppdrett av rasedyr (hunder, duer e.l.)
fancy material mønstret tøy, fint tøy
fancy paper luksuspapir
fancy price fantasipris, ublu pris
fancy rent enorm leie
fancy stocks (amer.) (usikre) spekulasjonspapirer

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