fancify

verb

fan·​ci·​fy ˈfan(t)-sə-ˌfī How to pronounce fancify (audio)
fancified; fancifying

transitive verb

: to make ornate, elaborate, or fancy
a fancified hamburger

Examples of fancify in a Sentence

you could take a store-bought cake and fancify it so that it looks semi-homemade

Word History

Etymology

fancy entry 3 + -ify

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fancify was in 1823

Dictionary Entries Near fancify

Cite this Entry

“Fancify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fancify. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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