Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that creates a fantasy.

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  • noun One who creates fantasies.

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  • noun a creator of fantasies

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Examples

  • Raymond Scott (53) - described by the judge as a "fantasist" - was found out after taking the book to staff at the world-renowned Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC in 2008 and asking them to verify that it was genuine.

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  • Raymond Scott, 53 -- described by the judge as a "fantasist" -- was found out after taking the book to staff at the world-renowned Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC in 2008 and asking them to verify that it was genuine.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Besides that, the effect for which the high fantasist is reaching is largely a subjective one gauged by the reader’s disposition, preconceived notions, and attitude at the time of reading.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Besides that, the effect for which the high fantasist is reaching is largely a subjective one gauged by the reader’s disposition, preconceived notions, and attitude at the time of reading.

    The Vivisection of Bone, Part 2: Mytho-Bone-esis

  • 'Night Stalker' supect described as 'fantasist' Pathologist found guilty of misconduct new Sixty children saved from abuse in UK as paedophile ring is broken Military furious at plans to prepare cover for prison staff strike Sixty children saved from abuse in UK as paedophile ring is broken

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  • Boris Johnson wins Parliament protest fight new 'Night Stalker' supect described as 'fantasist'

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  • Boris Johnson wins Parliament protest fight new 'Night Stalker' supect described as 'fantasist'

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  • I am known as a fantasist primarily; "The Next Queen of Heaven" is a sort of farce about millennial anxiety and the possible Second Coming of Christ in 1999.

    The New Yorker

  • I don't know about Tourette's but "fantasist" seems more likely.

    Wilson: Today's Hottest Ticket in Town, Scorchio!

  • Hannington's defence claimed he was a "fantasist".

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