strike fancy

strike someone's fancy

to appeal to someone. I'll have some ice cream, please. Chocolate strikes my fancy right now. Why don't you go to the store and buy a CD that strikes your fancy?
See also: fancy, strike

strike somebody's fancy

also catch somebody's fancy
to seem interesting or pleasing to someone She has enough money to buy whatever strikes her fancy.
Usage notes: sometimes used in the form tickle someone's fancy: Look through the gift catalog and see if anything tickles your fancy.
See also: fancy, strike