Definition of fancy man in English:

fancy man

Syllabification: fan·cy man

noun

dated
  • 1A woman’s lover.
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    • ‘And to cap it all, Ephesia has got herself a fancy man,’ he might have added.
    • She only told Arthur, but didn't twig that her new fancy man is a journalist.
    • In the seven part series - already being hailed a hit - Rebecca's 16-year-old character makes moves on her mother's alcoholic fancy man Frank, causing all sorts of trouble.
  • 1.1 archaic A pimp.
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    • She falls for the guy who everyone knows is a fancy man, and now she's all upset.
    • A prostitute attempts to make him her "fancy man." Finally he becomes a rich girl's "companion."

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