fancier

noun fan·ci·er \ ˈfan(t)-sē-ər \
|Updated on: 13 Aug 2018

Definition of fancier

1 : one that has a special liking or interest
2 : a person who breeds or grows a particular animal or plant for points of excellence
  • a pigeon fancier

Examples of fancier in a Sentence

  1. chocolate fanciers generally like their favorite confection without the addition of milk or a lot of sugar

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First Known Use of fancier

1751

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of fancier for English Language Learners

  • : a person who likes something or has an interest in something



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