Definition of fancy woman in English:

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fancy woman

Pronunciation: /ˈfansē ˈˌwo͝omən/

noun

dated
A married man’s mistress.
Example sentences
  • Don't mean to be disrespectful, sir, but gossip is she was some gent's fancy piece.
  • By WWII the expression frou-frou drink appeared, used to describe a fancy woman's drink (especially when held in the hand of a male friend).
  • It's not likely my husband will be joining me tonight; he's out with his fancy woman.

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Syllabification: fan·cy wom·an

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