fancy man

noun

Definition of fancy man

  1. :  a woman's paramour; also :  pimp

Examples of fancy man in a Sentence

  1. 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



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