Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

fantasize

verb fan·ta·size

Medical Definition of fantasize

fantasized or British fantasised; fantasizing or British fantasising

  1. intransitive verb

  2. :  to indulge in fantasy :  create or develop imaginative and often fantastic views or ideas <fantasizes about running away from home>

  3. transitive verb

  4. :  to portray in the mind by fantasy <likes to fantasize herself as very famous>



Variants of fantasize

or British fantasise \ˈfant-ə-ˌsīz\play


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up fantasize? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a smart aleck

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

angry maudlin oily prompt
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ