enthusiast

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noun en·thu·si·ast \in-ˈthü-zē-ˌast, -əst, en-, also -ˈthyü-\

Definition of enthusiast

  1. :  a person filled with enthusiasm: such asa :  one who is ardently attached to a cause, object, or pursuit a sports car enthusiastb :  one who tends to become ardently absorbed in an interest

Examples of enthusiast in a Sentence

  1. skiing enthusiasts can't wait for the first snowfall of the season

Recent Examples of enthusiast from the Web

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First Known Use of enthusiast

1570


ENTHUSIAST Defined for English Language Learners

enthusiast

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Definition of enthusiast for English Language Learners

  • : a person who feels enthusiasm for something : a person who enjoys something very much


ENTHUSIAST Defined for Kids

enthusiast

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noun en·thu·si·ast \in-ˈthü-zē-ˌast, -ˈthyü-\

Definition of enthusiast for Students

  1. :  a person who is very excited about or interested in something a fishing enthusiast



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