Pronunciation: (fan-tā'zhu, -zhē-u, fan"tu-zē'u), [key]
a. a composition in fanciful or irregular form or style.
b. a potpourri of well-known airs arranged with interludes and florid embellishments.
2. fantasy (def. 9).
3. something considered to be unreal, weird, exotic, or grotesque.
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