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fancy-pants

Pretentious or fancy in an extreme or excessive way. Use of this phrase often indicates the speaker's annoyance. I'd rather go to a ball game than another one of your fancy-pants corporate events. We don't need a fancy-pants vacuum, we just need one that can suck up dirt.
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It is all I can do to prevent myself from telling them about the two trains an hour that run from my local station, and how there are people in rural parts of the country who will be reading this and thinking, "Look at that fancy pants remoaner Bainbridge with his two trains an hour.
Until now, you had to literally leave the country if you wanted some fancy pants and sugary body spray.
Marry a nice festive colour kurta with fancy pants and a super cool scarf.
Kelly, on the other hand, though Heather was "Miss Fancy Pants.
Priced at $1100 for the pair, Fancy Pants are main gear fairings that enclose the exposed gear struts and brakes and are more aerodynamic than Piper wheel pants.
R & L Roberts of Fodol Farm, Llanedwen, Brynsiencyn, dominated the Charolais-sired classes, winning both best steer - with Fancy Pants - and best heifer - with Sparky, the latter securing the section title.
She said: "We need to raise PS800 to get Simon to Paris, and he needs a bike and fancy pants gear-changing system so if there are any cycling enthusiasts, bike shop owners or anyone with contacts with bike manufacturers we would be very grateful for any help you can offer.
And we still make a point of staying in the old Green Camp, even though it's got a fancy pants name like Holnicote Village these days.
99, Boots Our tester says: "I never take my fancy pants electric toothbrush away - it's too bulky - but a manual brush is never as good, is it?
Registration is now open for Ragfinery s new upcycling fashion challenge, called the Fancy Pants Runway Challenge.
Young visitors will enjoy dressing up in a selection of wacky costumes, including a mermaid's tail, a pineapple and some very fancy pants.
Then came along fancy pants channel providers that are an anagram of kyS and irginV, with live pausing and recording, and series linking, and now I have lots of good channels I very much enjoy, thank you very much, and TV is my life so don't invite me out because I'm watching Game Of Thrones.
Just some of the crazy things for sale at the moment are; a gold racing bike at PS250,000 (I'll have two then), fancy pants perfume from Harrods at PS26,500 (I expect it to be made from unicorn tears at that price), diamond Christmas crackers at PS113,000 - all of which make the 24ct sugar lump I've spotted at PS80 seem like a right bargain