flight of fancy/imagination/fantasy

Definition of flight of fancy/imagination/fantasy

  1. :  an idea, story, etc., that shows great imagination but is very unlikely to be true or practical The book is filled with flights of fancy about the future of the computer industry. flights of imagination about becoming a superstar

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  an act or instance of passing through the air by the use of wings

    :  the ability to fly

    :  a passing through the air or through space outside the earth's atmosphere

  1. :  flush

    :  to rise, settle, or fly in a flock

  1. :  an act or instance of running away

  1. :  to have a fancy (see 2fancy 1) for :  like

    :  to form a conception of :  imagine

    :  to believe mistakenly or without evidence

  1. :  a liking formed by caprice rather than reason :  inclination

    :  amorous fondness :  love

    :  notion, whim

  1. :  dependent or based on fancy :  whimsical

    :  not plain :  ornamental

    :  swank, posh

  1. :  the act or power of forming a mental image of something not present to the senses or never before wholly perceived in reality

    :  creative ability

    :  ability to confront and deal with a problem :  resourcefulness

  1. :  hallucination

    :  fancy

    :  the free play of creative imagination

  1. :  fantasize

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a game in which participants create and manage imaginary teams consisting of players from a particular sport and scoring is based on the statistical performances of the actual players

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to cast off or become cast off

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