Pretentious; highfalutin: It’s fancy-Dan nomenclature (1930s+)
noun 1. Also called pan-Indian dancing. a fast Native American powwow dance that features jumping and twirling, with participants wearing bright colors and flying feathers and ribbons. 2. a dress ball.
noun 1. diving competition from a springboard into water, the contestants being judged chiefly by their grace and control in executing a specified series of dives in a prescribed manner.
noun 1. any of the series of specified dives executed in fancy diving, as the jackknife or gainer.
noun 1. a costume for a ball, masquerade, etc., chosen to please the fancy, usually a costume characteristic of a particular period or place, class of persons, or historical or fictitious character. noun 1.