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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan-tuh-sahyz]
    • /ˈfæn təˌsaɪz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan-tuh-sahyz]
    • /ˈfæn təˌsaɪz/

Definitions of fantasizer word

  • verb without object fantasizer to conceive fanciful or extravagant notions, ideas, suppositions, or the like (often followed by about): to fantasize about the ideal job. 1
  • verb with object fantasizer to create in one's fancy, daydreams, or the like; imagine: to fantasize a trip through space. 1
  • noun fantasizer Someone who indulges themselves in fantasies. 1
  • noun fantasizer a person who fantasizes, a fantasist 0

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Origin of fantasizer

First appearance:

before 1925
One of the 11% newest English words
First recorded in 1925-30; fantas(y) + -ize

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Parts of speech for Fantasizer


fantasizer popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 88% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 75% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

fantasizer usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for fantasizer

noun fantasizer

  • idealist — a person who cherishes or pursues high or noble principles, purposes, goals, etc. Synonyms: optimist, perfectionist, reformer, visionary, utopianist. Antonyms: pragmatist, skeptic, cynic.
  • romantic — of, relating to, or of the nature of romance; characteristic or suggestive of the world of romance: a romantic adventure.
  • daydreamer — a reverie indulged in while awake.
  • theorise — to form a theory or theories.
  • walter mitty — an ordinary, timid person who is given to adventurous and self-aggrandizing daydreams or secret plans as a way of glamorizing a humdrum life.

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