Origin of fancy-pants

First recorded in 1930–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for fancy-pants

Contemporary Examples of fancy-pants

  • The Plaza Hotel cooked a fancy-pants latke with red wine braised oxtail, horseradish sunchoke cream, and crispy kale.

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    I Ate Potato Pancakes Til I Plotzed

    Emily Shire

    December 17, 2014

  • I assumed there was a fancy-pants magazine photo shoot in progress and peeked to see who was posing.

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    Foodies Give Me Indigestion

    Jessi Klein

    November 14, 2008