fancy-free

adjective
fan·​cy-free | \ ˌfan(t)-sē-ˈfrē How to pronounce fancy-free (audio) \

Definition of fancy-free

1 : free from amorous attachment or engagement footloose and fancy-free
2 : free to imagine or fancy

First Known Use of fancy-free

1590, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of fancy-free was in 1590

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“Fancy-free.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fancy-free. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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