fancy man

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fancy man (plural fancy men)

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see fancy,‎ man.
  2. (Britain, dated slang) Synonym of ponce: a pimp hired by a prostitute. [1811]
  3. (obsolete) A man who is fancied: a sweetheart. [1834]
  4. (obsolete) A man who fancies something: a fan. [1847]