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.
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fancy-schmancy

(ˈfæntsiˈʃmæntsi)
mod. fancy; very fancy. This one is just too fancy-schmancy for Heidi.
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