Synonyms of fanciful in English:

fanciful


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adjective

1‘Maria is a fanciful girl’

SYNONYMS

imaginative, inventive

whimsical, impractical, capricious, flighty, dreamy, daydreaming, quixotic, chimerical, head in the clouds, out of touch with reality, in a world of one's own

archaic visionary

ANTONYMS

down-to-earth

2‘some of these stories were pretty fanciful’

SYNONYMS

fantastic, extravagant, far-fetched, romantic, unbelievable, ridiculous, absurd, preposterous

imaginary, fancied, unreal, illusory, made-up, make-believe

mythical, fabulous, legendary, fairy tale

informal far out, tall, crackpot, cock and bull, hard to swallow, hard to take

ANTONYMS

literal

3‘the fanciful cornices and turrets of an imperial palace’

SYNONYMS

ornate, exotic, imaginative, creative, fancy

curious, odd, bizarre, strange, eccentric, unusual, original

extravagant, fantastic, grotesque, gothic, baroque

ANTONYMS

practical