noun Date: 1896 one who creates fantasias or fantasies

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  • fantasist — [[t]fæ̱ntəzɪst[/t]] fantasists N COUNT A fantasist is someone who constantly tells lies about their life and achievements in order to make them sound more exciting than they really are. Singleton was a fantasist who claimed to have a karate… …   English dictionary

  • fantasist — noun One who creates fantasies. A fantasist was beginning a two year stint behind bars today for conning police into thinking he was a James Bond style secret agent …   Wiktionary

  • fantasist — fantasize (also fantasise) ► VERB ▪ indulge in daydreaming or speculation about something desired. DERIVATIVES fantasist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • fantasist — /fan teuh sist, zist; fan tay zhist/, n. a person who writes or composes fantasies or fantasias in music, poetry, or the like. [1920 25; FANTAS(Y) + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • fantasist — n. one who writes fantasies (Music, Literature) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • fantasist — fan·ta·sist …   English syllables

  • fantasist — fan•ta•sist [[t]ˈfæn tə sɪst, zɪst[/t]] n. a person who writes or composes fantasies or fantasias in music, poetry, or the like • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • fantasist — /ˈfæntəsəst/ (say fantuhsuhst) noun 1. a creator of fantasy, as in films, books, games, etc. 2. someone who fantasises …   Australian English dictionary

  • fantasist — noun a creator of fantasies (Freq. 1) • Derivationally related forms: ↑fantasy • Hypernyms: ↑creator …   Useful english dictionary

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