fancy-pants


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fancy-pants

Pretentious. Use of this phrase usually indicates the speaker's annoyance. I'd rather go to a ball game than another one of your fancy-pants corporate events.
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We weren't looking for some amazing fancy-pants thing, but it just felt like I was banging my head against the whole industry.
The standard 197 is in demand for one-touch electric windows, hands free entry, air conditioning, heated mirrors, cruise control, fancy-pants dash and curtain airbags.
But this was a further painful lesson, the same one learned by Wolves' neighbours West Bromwich Albion last season, that all the fancy-pants football in the world guarantees no team leaving this division.
Because smuggins child psychologist Kris Murrin told me ( along with her fancy-pants computer that was able to produce a graphic prediction of Michael's fatty fate.
We live in a yurt, and you want to spend thousands of dollars on some fancy-pants architect?
Just imagine some of the tweaker art displayed along side some fancy-pants art fag's art.
And just how did such a fancy-pants boat end up on the working man's waterfront in Reedsport?
In tonight's two-hour pilot, Clint ends up in New York because he met a fancy-pants lady magazine writer; as soon as they reach the Big Apple, all you can wonder is, what did they ever see in each other in the first place?
One longs for some kind of social or economic theory that would more elaborately explain the strength of American society in the 1940s - but that would seem to O'Neill like fancy-pants intellectual stuff.
In 2010, the colleagues and barely-friends went on a pilgrimage of fancy-pants eateries in the Lake District, close proximity and wine being the key.
If you''''re looking to impress the other half with a fancy-pants phone this Christmas, the Android-powered Moto G is an incredible deal.
IN THE DARKNESS, the damp sub-freezing Missouri wind was the dirtiest kind of cold, and the fancy-pants high-tech clothing I wore head-to-toe was welcome armor.
Whether it's a morning rouser straight from the jar of instant, a caf con leche in a Spanish bar, or a layered latt in a fancy-pants coffeehouse, she adores the stuff.
WEWERE six courses along on the fancy-pants tasting menu with several more to go, but this was the first to cause a tongue-numbing jolt to the senses thatmade me feel like a drunken fairy.