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noun as in person overenthusiastic about an interest

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If you are more of a coffee fanatic than anything else, you can also use a built-in timer to monitor your pour-over.

A 1974 Reader article about her bid for office praises her looks and quotes her as saying that “in 1964 my sisters and I were Goldwater fanatics.”

This also adds as well as goes to show just how fanatic people can be at times when a trend hits them.

The tech giant announced some important new additions to its now veteran devices, and in general those additions may make many consumers take notice, particularly ones who are health fanatics.

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Then earlier this month, Nintendo gave video game fanatics some hope by saying its supply chain problems were nearly fixed.

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After reading Ever Yours, if nothing else, one can start to understand how such a fanatic mind could produce such fanatic art.

An anime fanatic in middle school, Jackson thought to herself one day: “Hey, maybe I should try watching real people.”

“It was no brute whom Smiley was pursuing with such mastery, no unqualified fanatic after all, no automaton,” le Carré writes.

That being said, what Friends fanatic wouldn't like to give Brad Pitt a little slap?

His tone as captured by the video he then posted on Facebook  is not manifestly that of some a fanatic or a psychopath.

His impetuosity called forth the expression, “He is a fanatic who will lead us to a precipice.”

It is but too true that one fanatic is sufficient for the commission of a parricide, without any accomplice.

His face shone with extraordinary brilliancy, due, no doubt, to the excess of strength which his fanatic devotion gave him.

But there was no telling at what moment these fanatic Mexicans would discover what was going on, and balk it all.

He had always been a loyal citizen—not a fanatic, but loyal—and it wasn't easy for him to question his own basic assumptions.


On this page you'll find 53 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to fanatic, such as: addict, bigot, devotee, enthusiast, extremist, and fiend.

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