fancy-pants

adjective
fan·​cy-pants | \ ˈfan(t)-sē-ˌpan(t)s How to pronounce fancy-pants (audio) \

Definition of fancy-pants

: overly elegant or refined : la-di-da

First Known Use of fancy-pants

1939, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of fancy-pants was in 1939

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“Fancy-pants.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fancy-pants. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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