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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's a fancypants way of getting the shape you want.
Parallel to his Interpol career, Banks has released solo albums under the name of Julian Plenti and is an in-demand hip-hop operator going by the moniker of DJ Fancypants.
Thank you for making Largo my home, and for introducing me to my love, Mr Fancypants Sheen."
Thank you for making Largo my home and for introducing me to my love, Mr Fancypants Sheen." New Hampshire-born Silverman and Sheen, 45, from Port Talbot, have been dating since earlier this year.
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So this week, it's fancypants time, and yes, it's raw meat.
He stole records from the university libraries, crashed its fancypants May Balls, sneaked into art classes and lectures and jammed in the orchestra pit with his friends.
She fires the governor's mansion chef, who is bored because her kids won't eat his fancypants food....
Fluffy Spider Technologies (FST) has released FancyPants 3.0 multimedia applications framework, the provider of FancyPants user interface (UI) technology for consumer electronics said on Tuesday.
Once we see, for example, that the name of the Empress Dowager's alleged lover means "Lustful Misdeed," we may be inclined to treat the entire story more like one of those lovely allegories in the Chuang-tzu [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (with such fabulous characters as "Nag the Hump" [CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and "Fancypants Scholar" [pm][CHINESE CHARACTERS NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII]) [29] --and less like history wie es eigentlich gewesen ist.
Or had some smooth-talking fancypants with a vague physical similarity, a flower in his buttonhole and a degree in talking like Brian Sewell, kidnapped the genuine article and stolen the glory in his place?
* Servers: Fancypants web sites go out and buy high-speed UNIX servers with terabytes of storage.
Pity poor vodka, scorned by fancypants mixologists and largely left out of the cocktail renaissance.