Synonyms of fanciful in English:

fanciful


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adjective

1‘Maria is a fanciful girl’

SYNONYMS
imaginative, inventive
whimsical, impractical, capricious, flighty, dreamy, daydreaming, quixotic, chimerical, head in the clouds, out of touch with reality, in a world of one's own
archaic visionary
ANTONYMS

down-to-earth

2‘some of these stories were pretty fanciful’

SYNONYMS
fantastic, extravagant, far-fetched, romantic, unbelievable, ridiculous, absurd, preposterous
imaginary, fancied, unreal, illusory, made-up, make-believe
mythical, fabulous, legendary, fairy tale
informal far out, tall, crackpot, cock and bull, hard to swallow, hard to take
ANTONYMS

literal

3‘the fanciful cornices and turrets of an imperial palace’

SYNONYMS
ornate, exotic, imaginative, creative, fancy
curious, odd, bizarre, strange, eccentric, unusual, original
extravagant, fantastic, grotesque, Gothic, baroque
ANTONYMS

practical