fancy-dan

1 of 2

adjective

fan·​cy-dan ˈfan(t)-sē-ˈdan How to pronounce fancy-dan (audio)
-ˌdan
often capitalized D
: showy sense 2, fancy
fancy-dan basketball players hotdogging on the court

fancy Dan

2 of 2

noun

often capitalized F
: one given to flamboyant display especially of technique or dress

Word History

First Known Use

Adjective

1938, in the meaning defined above

Noun

circa 1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fancy-dan was in 1938

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Cite this Entry

“Fancy-dan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fancy-dan. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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