fancy oneself

Definition of fancy oneself

chiefly British, informal
:to think that one looks good or one is very special or important
  • They really fancy themselves after only one hit song!
  • I never thought I'd fancy myself in a kilt.

Word by Word Definitions

fancy play
  1. : to have a fancy (see 2fancy 1) for : like

  2. : to form a conception of : imagine

  3. : to believe mistakenly or without evidence

  1. : a liking formed by caprice rather than reason : inclination

  2. : amorous fondness : love

  3. : notion, whim

  1. : dependent or based on fancy : whimsical

  2. : not plain : ornamental

  3. : swank, posh

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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