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fanatic

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of fanatic

  1. 1 a person with a strong and habitual liking for something football fanatics are pretty much booked up for weekends from Labor Day to Super Bowl Sunday Synonyms of fanatic addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fan, fancier, fiend, fool, freak, habitué (also habitue), head, hound, junkie (also junky), lover, maniac, maven (also mavin), nut, suckerWords Related to fanatic groupie; admirer, amateur, collector, connoisseur, dilettante; authority, expert; adherent, convert, cultist, disciple, follower, hanger-on, votary; advocate, apostle, backer, champion, evangelist, exponent, friend, patron, promoter, proponent, supporter; partisan (also partizan), zealot; booster, rooter, well-wisher; faddistNear Antonyms of fanatic nonadmirer; belittler, carper, critic, detractorAntonyms of fanatic nonfan

  2. 2 one who is intensely or excessively devoted to a cause the vandalism was blamed on fanatics within the environmental movement Synonyms of fanatic crusader, zealot, ideologue (also idealogue), militant, partisan (also partizan), red hot, true believerWords Related to fanatic activist; dreamer, idealist, visionary; cultist, disciple, follower, hanger-on, idolizer, votary; addict, aficionado (also afficionado), buff, bug, devotee, enthusiast, fan, fancier, fiend, fool, freak, habitué (also habitue), head, hound, junkie (also junky), lover, maniac, maven (also mavin), nut, sucker; advocate, apostle, backer, champion, evangelist, patron, promoter, stalwart, supporter; booster, rooter, well-wisher; faddistNear Antonyms of fanatic dabbler, dilettanteAntonyms of fanatic nonmilitant


fanatic

adjective
variants: or

fanatical

Synonyms and Antonyms of fanatic

  1. being very far from the center of public opinion because of her fanatical views, her friends know better than to discuss religion with her Synonyms of fanatic extremist, extreme (or fanatical), rabid, radical, revolutionary, revolutionist, ultraWords Related to fanatic subversive, violent, wild; reactionaryNear Antonyms of fanatic conservative, moderate, temperate; conventional, orthodox, traditional; liberal, progressiveAntonyms of fanatic middle-of-the-road, nonrevolutionary, unrevolutionary



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