fancy man

noun

Definition of fancy man 

: a woman's paramour also : pimp

Examples of fancy man in a Sentence

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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fancy man was circa 1811

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