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Related to fancier: Pigeon fancier
1. One who has a special enthusiasm for or interest in something: a fancier of antiques.
2. One who breeds a plant or an animal for those features held to be desirable.
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1. a person with a special interest in something
2. a person who breeds plants or animals, often as a pastime: a bird fancier.
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fan•ci•er(ˈfæn si ər)
1. a person having a liking for or interest in something; enthusiast.
2. a person who breeds animals, plants, etc., esp. to improve the strain.
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|Noun||1.||fancier - a person having a strong liking for something|
animal fancier - a person who breeds animals
bird fancier - a person with a strong interest in birds
maniac - a person who has an obsession with or excessive enthusiasm for something
technophile - a person who is enthusiastic about new technology
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fancier[ˈfænsiər] n (= breeder) → éleveur/euse m/f (= enthusiast) → amateur/trice m/f
pigeon fancier → colombophile mf
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n → Liebhaber(in) m(f)
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