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fantast

[fan-tast] /ˈfæn tæst/
noun
1.
a visionary or dreamer.
Also, phantast.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; < German, variant of Phantast < Greek phantastḗs boaster; modern sense by association with fantastic
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British Dictionary definitions for fantast

fantast

/ˈfæntæst/
noun
1.
a dreamer or visionary
Word Origin
C16: from German Phantast, from Greek phantastēs boaster; English word influenced in meaning by fantastic
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