from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A visionary; a dreamer.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One whose mind is full of fantastic notions; a person of fantastic ideas, manners, or mode of expression.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun rare One whose manners or ideas are fantastic.
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- noun obsolete One whose manners or ideas are fantastic and fanciful.
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- noun someone who predicts the future
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
My local library had a brainwave eariler this year and aboloished its scifi/fantast section (that was a real treasure trove) merging all the genres back into 'general fiction', it was a bloody nightmare as rather than browsing sf/fantasy to find new and interesting books I just tended to find myself looking for books I already wanted to read.
December 31, 2008 12: 14 AM fantast said ... wow great list, started a log too.
Ashlee had her dark fantast wedding, Joe, as usual, got his way and Pete scored some major points with his new father-in-law, the tabby spy says.
In a series of afterhours speeches, Rep. Robert Dornan of California, a fantast of the far right, spun this into a picture of Clinton as a real-life Manchurian Candidate-a man who had prepped for polities under the KGB.
I love fantast, but so much of it is the same story redone.
Especially after LOTR movie came out, fantast combat is way more familliar with mainstream population.
Instead, I've been working on "Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town," another book, this one an urban fantast/magic-realist thing about community wireless networking.
One should not reproach the theorist who undertakes such a task by calling him a fantast; instead, one must allow him his fantasizing, since for him there is no other way to his goal whatsoever.
It was easy to understand why no explorer had brought back pictures, why the only record of this place should be in a book by a known fantast, why sights such as these were incredible-until witnessed.
Somewhat too little of a fantast, this Vates of ours!