FANCY-SCHMANCY

FANCY-SCHMANCY
претенциозный, ну уж очень, суперски элегантный.
Настолько, что невозможно не обозвать. Для этого и заимствовано (из идиша) смешно звучащее окончание. Вроде как все по-английски, но конструкция до боли знакома (танцы-шманцы-прижиманцы).

American slang. English-Russian dictionary. 2014.

См. также в других словарях:

  • fancy-schmancy — [“faentsi”Jmaentsi] mod. fancy; very fancy. □ This one is just too fancy schmancy for Heidi. □ She likes everything fancy schmancy. □ I don’t care for these fancy schmancy get togethers …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • fancy-schmancy — /fænsi ˈʃmænsi/ (say fansee shmansee) adjective Colloquial pretentiously elaborate or overdone. Also, fancy shmancy. {reduplication} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • schmancy — From fancy, schmancy. Very fancy, ornate much fancier than you re accustomed to. Let s not go to La Snooterie. That place is just too schmancy for words …   Dictionary of american slang

  • schmancy — From fancy, schmancy. Very fancy, ornate much fancier than you re accustomed to. Let s not go to La Snooterie. That place is just too schmancy for words …   Dictionary of american slang

  • schmancy — adjective Fancy, especially in a contrived or pretentious fashion. Syn: fancy schmancy …   Wiktionary

  • schmancy — schman|cy [ˈʃmænsi] adj also fancy schmancy informal expensive and fashionable in a way that is meant to be impressive used in order to show disapproval ▪ a schmancy all girls college …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fancy — 1. verb 1) she fancied him See like I 1) 2) I fancied I could see lights Syn: think, imagine, believe, be of the opinion, be under the impression; reckon 2. adjective fancy clothes Syn …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • List of WordGirl characters — The following is a list of characters in the PBS Kids series WordGirl.[1][2] Contents 1 Main characters 1.1 WordGirl/Becky Botsford 1.2 …   Wikipedia

  • flowery — adjective 1) flowery fabrics Syn: floral, flower patterned 2) flowery language Syn: florid, flamboyant, ornate, fancy, convoluted; high flown, high sounding, magniloquent, grandiloquent …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • posh — adjective a posh hotel Syn: smart, stylish, fancy, high class, fashionable, chic, luxurious, luxury, deluxe, exclusive, opulent, lavish, grand, showy, upscale, upmarket; informal classy, swanky, snazzy, plush …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • showy — adjective they spared no sequins or feathers in what may be the most showy finale ever seen on this stage Syn: ostentatious, conspicuous, pretentious, flamboyant, gaudy, garish, brash, vulgar, loud, extravagant, fancy, ornate, overelaborate,… …   Thesaurus of popular words


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