fan·​tast | \ ˈfan-ˌtast How to pronounce fantast (audio) \

Definition of fantast

2 : a fantastic or eccentric person

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yet another short-lived utopian community that was the brainchild of a naive fantast
Recent Examples on the Web Don't arraign the liars and fantasts who brought on the ruin that is the Iraq war. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire, "And The Banks Get Off Easy," 13 Mar. 2013

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First Known Use of fantast

1588, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for fantast

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

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The first known use of fantast was in 1588

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“Fantast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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fan·​tast | \ ˈfan-ˌtast How to pronounce fantast (audio) \

Medical Definition of fantast

: one who indulges in fantasies and daydreaming

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