HyperDic: fanciful

English > 3 senses of the word fanciful:
ADJECTIVEallfanciful, notionalindulging in or influenced by fancy
allfanciful, imaginary, notionalnot based on fact
allfancifulhaving a curiously intricate quality
fanciful > pronunciation
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > fanciful: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningindulging in or influenced by fancy.
Example"a fanciful mind"
Broadercreative, originativeHaving the ability or power to create
Adverbsfancifullyin a fanciful manner
English > fanciful: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot based on fact; unreal.
Example"the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt
Synonymsimaginary, notional
Broaderunreallacking in reality or substance or genuineness
Spanishimaginado, imaginario, nocional
English > fanciful: 3 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving a curiously intricate quality.
Example"a fanciful pattern with intertwined vines and flowers"
Broaderfancynot plain

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