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


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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