idle fancy

idle fancy
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  • fancy — Synonyms and related words: Amor, Babylonian, Byzantine, Christian love, Corinthian, Daedalian, Eros, Platonic love, a bit much, abandoned, account as, adept, admiration, adoration, adorned, adroit, affection, affinity, agape, aim at, ambitious,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fancy — n 1 Caprice, freak, whim, whimsy, conceit, vagary, crotchet 2 imagination, fantasy Antonyms: experience 3 Fancy, fantasy, phantasy, phantasm, vision, dream, daydream, nightmare are comparable when they denote a vivid idea or image, or a series of …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • fancy — 01. Everyone at the party was wearing [fancy] clothes, except me. I just had on a T shirt and jeans. 02. Do you [fancy] going to a movie tonight? 03. I think Robert [fancies] a girl in his class because his teacher says he follows her everywhere …   Grammatical examples in English

  • Tears, Idle Tears — is a lyric poem written in 1847 by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809–1892), the noted Victorian era English poet. Published as one of the songs in his The Princess (1847), it is regarded for the quality of its lyrics. A Tennyson anthology describes the …   Wikipedia

  • fantasy — Synonyms and related words: Marchen, Walter Mitty, Western, Western story, Westerner, absence of mind, absentmindedness, absorption, abstractedness, abstraction, adventure story, alienation, allegory, apologue, apparition, appearance, ardor,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • vain — 1 Vain, nugatory, otiose, idle, empty, hollow are comparable when they mean devoid of worth or significance. Something vain (see also FUTILE) is devoid of all value, either absolutely because worthless, superfluous, or unprofitable or relatively… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • romance — Synonyms and related words: Marchen, Western, Western story, Westerner, adulterous affair, adultery, adventure, adventure story, affair, allegorize, allegory, amor, amour, apologue, apparition, autism, autistic thinking, balderdash, bedtime story …   Moby Thesaurus

  • maggot — Synonyms and related words: alabaster, apparition, arachnid, arthropod, aurelia, bee, beetle, boutade, brainchild, brainstorm, bubble, bug, capriccio, caprice, caterpillar, centipede, chalk, chilopod, chimera, chrysalis, cocoon, conceit, crank,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • whim — Synonyms and related words: apparition, bee, boutade, brainchild, brainstorm, bubble, capriccio, caprice, chimera, conceit, crank, craze, crazy idea, crotchet, delirium, disposition, dream, eidolon, fad, fancy, fantasque, fantastic notion,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • whimsy — Synonyms and related words: aberration, abnormality, anomaly, apparition, boutade, brainchild, brainstorm, bubble, capriccio, caprice, chimera, conceit, crackpotism, crank, crankiness, crankism, craze, crazy idea, crotchet, crotchetiness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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