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fantasist

[fan-tuh-sist, -zist; fan-tey-zhist] /ˈfæn tə sɪst, -zɪst; fænˈteɪ ʒɪst/
noun
1.
a person who writes or composes fantasies or fantasias in music, poetry, or the like.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; fantas(y) + -ist
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Examples for fantasist
  • He's a guilt-ridden fantasist and an escape artist who can't bear to disappoint his family and friends.
  • Many grammarians prefer dwarfs, many fantasist prefer dwarves.
British Dictionary definitions for fantasist

fantasist

/ˈfæntəsɪst/
noun
1.
a person who indulges in fantasies
2.
a person who writes musical or literary fantasies
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