Definition of fiend
- a golf fiend
- a dope fiend
- a fiend at mathematics
a fiend in human form
He's a real golf fiend.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fan, fanatic, fancier, fool, freak, habitué (also habitue), head, hound, junkie (also junky), lover, maniac, maven (also mavin), nut, sucker;
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