Definition of fancy woman in US English:

fancy woman


derogatory, informal
  • A married man's mistress.

    ‘it's common knowledge about John and his fancy women’
    • ‘Don't mean to be disrespectful, sir, but gossip is she was some gent's fancy piece.’
    • ‘He comes home late, drunk and after being out with his fancy woman, he shouts up to his wife, "Is me dinner 'ot luv?"’
    • ‘By WWII the expression frou-frou drink appeared, used to describe a fancy woman's drink (especially when held in the hand of a male friend).’
    • ‘It's not likely my husband will be joining me tonight; he's out with his fancy woman.’
    girlfriend, girl, sweetheart, partner, significant other, inamorata, fiancée
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fancy woman

/ˈfansē ˈˌwo͝omən/