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fancy man

noun

Definition of FANCY MAN

:  a woman's paramour; also :  pimp

Examples of FANCY MAN

  1. <an early hard-boiled detective novel featuring a whore who marries her fancy man and later murders him>

First Known Use of FANCY MAN

circa 1811

Related to FANCY MAN

Synonyms
cadet [slang], pimp, pander, procurer

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