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fancier

[ fan-see-er ]
/ ˈfæn si ər /
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noun

a person having a liking for or interest in something; enthusiast: a fancier of sports cars.
a person who breeds animals, plants, etc., especially in order to improve the strain: a horse fancier.

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Origin of fancier

First recorded in 1755–65; fancy + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for fancier

fancier
/ (ˈfænsɪə) /

noun

a person with a special interest in something
a person who breeds plants or animals, often as a pastimea bird fancier
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