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fantast

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noun fan·tast \ˈfan-ˌtast\

Definition of fantast

  1. 1 :  visionary

  2. 2 :  a fantastic or eccentric person

  3. 3 :  fantasist



Examples of fantast in a sentence

  1. <yet another short-lived utopian community that was the brainchild of a naive fantast>



Origin and Etymology of fantast

German, from Medieval Latin fantasta, probably back-formation from Late Latin phantasticus


First Known Use: 1588


Medical Dictionary

fantast

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noun fan·tast \ˈfan-ˌtast\

Medical Definition of fantast

  1. :  one who indulges in fantasies and daydreaming




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