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fancy man

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noun
  1. a woman's lover.
  2. a pimp.
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Origin of fancy man

First recorded in 1805–15
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Examples from the Web for fancy man

Historical Examples

  • When he had done, 'Sir George was the girl's fancy-man, then?'

    The Castle Inn

    Stanley John Weyman

  • And I don't see as parsons are better than other folk when they has to do with a lady as likes her fancy-man.

    He Knew He Was Right

    Anthony Trollope

  • Cards are also going all day long, and there is generally a Fancy-man—or blackleg—ready to oblige a friend.

  • The real thing is to sit near one of the openings, which enables the fancy-man to exhibit his embroidered gaiters and neat leg.


British Dictionary definitions for fancy man

fancy man

noun slang
  1. a woman's lover
  2. a pimp
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