fancy-schmancy

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fancy-schmancy

slang Very, perhaps overly, showy or elaborate. Well, that's a fancy-schmancy outfit—I didn't realize this party was such a dressy occasion.

fancy-schmancy

(ˈfæntsiˈʃmæntsi)
mod. fancy; very fancy. This one is just too fancy-schmancy for Heidi.
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* Barrel of Monkeys hosts its annual fundraiser Fancy Schmancy -- Setting: Ocean from 7 to 11 p.m.
This is some seriously fine dining, as they head to Hever Castle to cook a very fancy schmancy lunch for some Antiques Roadshow experts, to help celebrate the series' 40th anniversary.
Fashion show emcees JP Karliak and Kate Luhr will be introducing some of the big names walking the runway this year: Rose Abdoo and her dog Monkey, Michael Nouri and his dog Charlie, Sonia Montejano and her dog Lola, Ari Seth Cohen and his dog Fancy Schmancy, and with Canine Companion dogs Denise Tomasello Chicago's Cabaret Queen, Chicago's Magnificent 7 and more!
Tripe - You can keep your fancy schmancy gourmet dog food.
Later on, when I tell Dylan that our selfie is for my column, I'm pretty confident that, in his mind, that translates into "my very first blog post ever." Oh, well, what he doesn't know is that this costume gives me X-ray vision, and his fancy schmancy suit is now crystal-clear and transparent ...
After all, who needs all these fancy schmancy stuff (so much for excellence) the less expensive option will do very nicely, thank you very much.
There is no fancy schmancy, it's absolutely to the bone - rice, dal, vegetable, bread.
Ring it FORGET the fancy schmancy digital phones, they do nothing for your interior design, and come over all patriotic with this retro union flag dial phone, PS49 from Very.co.uk Wear it IF YOU are struggling with how to look stylish in the heat then this straw hat with butterfly motif is how.
"I could never afford to buy a house in New Jersey because it was so fancy schmancy where I lived," said Trexler, who rented a modest apartment at the time.
Just like the furnishings, the range of dishes dispensed with the fancy schmancy, keeping things classical, with standard kormas and curries.
It's got to the point that when I put on a pair of denims people say things like, "Ooooh, fancy schmancy," and, "Where are you off to, all dressed up?" Even with leggings, there are pairs I won't put on because they're just too new and therefore too uncomfortable.
Remote controls baffle me completely, smart phones leave me shuddering in defeat, do it yourself furniture and I do not get along and I'm intimidated by multiple cutlery in those fancy schmancy places.
Some critics thought the dialogue too fancy schmancy for Ritchie's stylised work and it does hurt your brain a little when you consider the twists too deeply, but if you let that slide, there are some moments of pure genius.