fantasy football

fan·ta·sy foot·ball
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan-tuh-see, -zee foo t-bawl]
    • /ˈfæn tə si, -zi ˈfʊtˌbɔl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fan-tuh-see, -zee foo t-bawl]
    • /ˈfæn tə si, -zi ˈfʊtˌbɔl/

Definitions of fantasy football words

  • noun plural fantasy football imagination, especially when extravagant and unrestrained. 1
  • noun plural fantasy football the forming of mental images, especially wondrous or strange fancies; imaginative conceptualizing. 1
  • noun plural fantasy football a mental image, especially when unreal or fantastic; vision: a nightmare fantasy. 1
  • noun plural fantasy football Psychology. an imagined or conjured up sequence fulfilling a psychological need; daydream. 1
  • noun plural fantasy football a hallucination. 1
  • noun plural fantasy football a supposition based on no solid foundation; visionary idea; illusion: dreams of Utopias and similar fantasies. 1

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Origin of fantasy football

First appearance:

before 1275
One of the 13% oldest English words
1275-1325; Middle English fantasie imaginative faculty, mental image (< Anglo-French, Old French) < Latin phantasia < Greek phantasía an idea, notion, image, literally, a making visible; see fantastic, -y3

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Parts of speech for Fantasy football


fantasy football popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 95% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

fantasy football usage trend in Literature

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