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Definition of "fancy-free" [fan•cy-free]

  • Having no commitments or restrictions; carefree. (adjective)
  • Not in love or married; unattached. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "fancy-free" in a sentence
  • ""My character doesn't have his stuff figured out yet and is a bit fancy-free," Foster tells about his upcoming arc as George, the younger love interest to Mel Melissa Joan Hart."
  • "Two lesbian moms are discomfited when their teenage daughter gets in touch with her sperm donor biological dad, even more so when he turns out not to be the genius-level model citizen they imagined but a footloose and fancy-free guy who shakes up their lives."
  • "As a single footloose and fancy-free 20-something-year-old in Mexico City in the 1980s, I often heard that the most beautiful women in Mexico came from the state of Sinaloa."