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Daemon
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fancier

(noun) A person having a strong liking for something.

Synonyms: enthusiast

Usage: I am somewhat of a fowl fancier, and I have seldom seen a better grown goose.
dahmed63
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I wonder if I can say that I am a book fancier .
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This year our garland shall it be, richer like in days gone by through the eyes of a fancier we spied ... Only if that cherry-blossom dwelling on the hilltop ever cared to honor us with a visit.
8BooksOfSengathe
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Daemon wrote:
fancier

(noun) A person having a strong liking for something.

Synonyms: enthusiast

Usage: I am somewhat of a fowl fancier, and I have seldom seen a better grown goose.




Since the guest of honor was a fancier of
roast beef , their birthday luncheon's
plate was filled with it.
Bully_rus
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CFF - Chief Financial Fancier… Fancy that!
monamagda
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Someone crazy about something can be called a fancier. If you join a club to promote the well-being of pheasants, someone might describe you as "a pheasant fancier." That just means you like pheasants a lot.

The word fancier can refer to someone who fancies (or really likes) something — such as dogs or wine or chocolate. It can also be used to describe someone who breeds a particular animal, with the intent of improving the breed. Make sure you don’t confuse this word with the adjective fancy, which has a comparative form that is also spelled “fancier.” That fancier would be used in the sense of “more ornamental” or “more extravagant” — as in "My prom dress is fancier than yours."

http://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/fancier
Renata Mayumi Kobata
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Can I change the order of the sentence with fancier?

"I am a fancier of music." "I am a music fancier."
Renata Mayumi Kobata
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Renata Mayumi Kobata wrote:
Can I change the order of the sentence with fancier?

"I am a fancier of music." "I am a music fancier."


Could anybody explain the difference between the two?
Irma Crespo
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FANCIER.- NOUN. devotee, votary, fan (slang), admirer, follower, pursuer, hound (slang); amateur, diletante; rooter (slang, U.S.) Jane is a fancier of gems.
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