from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A visionary; a dreamer.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One whose manners or ideas are fantastic and fanciful.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One whose manners or ideas are fantastic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One whose mind is full of fantastic notions; a person of fantastic ideas, manners, or mode of expression.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. someone who predicts the future
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.
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.
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.
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!