Definition of fancy-schmancy in English:

fancy-schmancy

(also fancy-shmancy)

adjective

North American
informal
  • Extremely or excessively fancy.

    ‘Ben has some fancy-schmancy job’
    ‘we did not get put up in a fancy-schmancy hotel’

Origin

1930s (as fency-schmency): reduplication of fancy, after words of Yiddish origin such as schmuck, schmear.

Pronunciation

fancy-schmancy

/fansɪˈʃmansi/