fancy-schmancy

(redirected from schmancy)

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
* Barrel of Monkeys hosts its annual fundraiser Fancy Schmancy -- Setting: Ocean from 7 to 11 p.m.
She reported back from a schmancy Hollywood party that a woman -- she would not say who -- had actually bitten Beyonce's face.
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!
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.
More than 95 percent of the park complex has been designated Wilderness with a capital "W." It is the wildest place in the Lower 48 and perhaps the closest thing to pristine that you will ever find: There is only one major road through it, there are no schmancy lodges, there are no paved paths, and you can't pedal your bike on any of its hundreds of trails.
Skip the schmancy restaurants and get lunch at one of the many cerveza, fish, and taco stands.
There is no fancy schmancy, it's absolutely to the bone - rice, dal, vegetable, bread.
We are talking of course of the case of those residents on the rather schmancy Golden Mile 1 to 4 on the Palm Jumeirah who were left without water for five hours because some residents had failed to pay up to DEWA (Dubai Electricity and Water Authority) service charges.
Thanks to a new chef, the cozy/ schmancy corner bistro in Hayes Valley now serves a pyramid of supersoft pretzel buns with a healthy rub of garlic and a touch of thyme.
Then there's Top Chef Just Desserts, in which a humble, heroic baker held his own, challenge after challenge, against schmancy pastry chefs.
Don't need no high falutin' gizzard wizard motorized volume pot, or an awgeewhiz remote--tho' that'd be a nice touch--or some fancy, schmancy digital signal processing designed to remove the listener even further from the music.
Mitchell reckons he would lose cred if he kept taking the big salary and fancy- schmancy car should he be seento be presiding over an organisation that started out with 12 clubs and somewhere along the way lost 10.
Understand that most editors and writers are drowning in press releases, but the key to standing out is not getting fancy schmancy. The key is to be concise and get all of the information in, with the most important information in the first paragraph, the first sentence, if possible.