Definition of fancy man in English:

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fancy man

Pronunciation: /ˈfansē ˈˌman/

noun

dated
1A woman’s lover.
Example sentences
  • ‘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.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: fan·cy man

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