American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the fancy or affections free; heart-free; untrammeled.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Free from the power of love.
- adj. having no commitments or responsibilities; carefree.
“My character doesn't have his stuff figured out yet and is a bit fancy-free," Foster tells TVGuide.com about his upcoming arc as George, the younger love interest to Mel Melissa Joan Hart.”
“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.”
“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.”
“It all sounds so serendipitous...so freewheelingly footloose and fancy-free...”
“But, alas, since there are no reanimated corpses that will take over the world and spare me from yet one more whiny op-ed about why Barack Obama should or should not have won the Nobel Prize and "what it means," I guess I'll just keep on truckin 'until Halloween comes and I can don the dress of the undead to live out my fancy-free fantasies.”
“The story begins in 1882, when I was in my mid-twenties, footloose and fancy-free.”
“In short, I have any number of work-friendly outfits to choose from, and am fancy-free to select for clothes I can pedal in.”
“* If I were footloose and fancy-free and whole-lot younger my choice would be next to the books on tantric sex.”
“My weekends are bipolar: Fridays are fun and fancy-free, Saturdays are hot & heavy, Sundays are for messy breakups over waffles.”
“When we join Addison she's dancing around her new house nude, footloose, fancy-free and always up for a pratfall.”
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