passing fancy

Definition of passing fancy

  1. :  a liking that lasts only a short time a passing fancy for the boy next door

Word by Word Definitions

passingplay
  1. :  the act of one that passes or causes to pass

    :  death

  1. :  going by or past

    :  having a brief duration

    :  surpassing

  1. :  to a surpassing degree :  exceedingly

fancyplay
  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


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