fancy-dan

adjective, often capitalized D
fan·​cy-dan | \ ˈfan(t)-sē-ˈdan How to pronounce fancy-dan (audio) , -ˌdan \

Definition of fancy-dan

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: showy sense 2, fancy fancy-dan basketball players hotdogging on the court

fancy Dan

noun, often capitalized F

Definition of fancy Dan (Entry 2 of 2)

: one given to flamboyant display especially of technique or dress

First Known Use of fancy-dan

Adjective

1938, in the meaning defined above

Noun

circa 1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Fancy-dan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fancy-dan. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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