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Fanatic appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • "Raw emo; snide, taut: can a fanatic aid ozone so lost in a cross, or can it so lose no zodiac I tan?" a fan actuated in some war.
  • "He was – oh my god! – an OIC… if fanatic in a play, or a televisual cat nastily let, or a rotely lit Santa Claus, I’ve let a royal panic it!" an afficionado gym ho saw, eh?
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun fanatic:

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Definition of the noun fanatic

What does fanatic mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: fanatics

  1. a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause)
    • example: A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of fanatic: fiend
    • more generic words: enthusiast / partisan / partizan = an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity

Alternative definition of the noun fanatic

noun

  1. A person who is zealously enthusiastic for some cause, especially in religion.

Definition of the adjective fanatic

What does fanatic mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea

Alternative definition of the adjective fanatic

adjective

  1. See Fanatical.
  2. [obsolete] Showing evidence of possession by a god or demon; frenzied, over-zealous.

Films

  1. "Fanatic" is a 1965 British thriller directed by Silvio Narizzano for Hammer Films. It stars Tallulah Bankhead, Stefanie Powers, Peter Vaughan, Yootha Joyce, Maurice Kaufmann and Donald Sutherland.
  2. "Fanatic" a.k.a. "The Last Horror Film" is a 1982 American horror comedy film directed by David Winters and starring Joe Spinell and Caroline Munro. The director, David Winters, filmed on location at the Cannes Film Festival.

Character

Fanatic is a fictional character from the 1951 film Journey Into Light.

Music

  1. "Fanatic" is the fifteenth studio album by the American rock band Heart, released October 2, 2012 through Legacy Recordings. The album was recorded in hotel rooms and studios up and down the West Coast, with Grammy-winning producer Ben Mink, who had previously produced Red Velvet Car, back at the helm.
  2. "Fanatic" is a musical album of Jadis.
    • released on (11 years ago)

Person

Who is Fanatic?

Fanatic a.k.a. Marc A. Pullen is a musical artist, musician, webpage.

Business

  1. Fanatic a.k.a. Fanàtic is a record label.
  2. Fanatic is a ship builder.

Miscellanea

  1. Fanatic a.k.a. Revolutionary: A revolutionary is a person who either actively participates in, or advocates revolution. Also, when used as an adjective, the term revolutionary refers to something that has a major, sudden impact on society or on some aspect of human endeavor.
    • also known as İnkılapçı, شخص ثوري
  2. FANatic is an American TV show that was shown on the MTV network in the late 1990s. It featured everyday people being tricked into going somewhere and unexpectedly meeting their idol.
    • begun on and completed in (15 years ago)
    • country: United States of America
    • genre: Reality television

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Fanatic

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Google previewEncyclopedia of the American Short Story (2015)

by Abby H. P. Werlock

Work Author: Philip Roth With "Eli,the Fanatic," the last and longest short story in Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories (1959), Philip Roth became one of the first Jewish American writers to explore "the repressed shame and guilt ...

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Quotations (English) (1904)

by Helena Swan

FANATIC. 159. •' How many names in the long sweep of time That so foreshortens greatness, may but hang On the chance mention of some fool that once Brake bread with us, perhaps." ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON, Queen Mary, act IIL.sc.

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes ... (1845)

by John Platts

Fanatic, [fanaticus, seeing visions, L.] a man affected with wild notions. Visionary, [visio, a vision, a seeing, L.] one whose imagination is disturbed ; one who forms ...

Google previewENGLISH - ENGLISH DICTIONARY (POCKET SIZE) (2015)

by V&S EDITORIAL BOARD

Fanatic – (noun) a person filled with excessive zeal, especially for an extreme religious ...

Google previewThe Pocket Oxford Dictionary and Thesaurus (2006)

by Elizabeth Jewell

admirer, enthusiast, lover, adherent, supporter, aficionado, fanatic, zealot, colloq. buff, si fiend, bug, nut. fa*nat*ic /fanatik/ • n. person filled with excessive and often misguided enthusiasm for something. See synonym study at ZEALOT.

Google previewMerriam-Webster's Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1996)

by Merriam-Webster, Inc

fanatic, sectary 8 adherent, disciple, follower, partisan 10 enthusiast zealous 4 avid, keen, warm 5 afire, eager, fired, nutty, rabid 6 ardent, fervid, gung ho, hearty 7 devoted, earnest, fanatic, fervent 8 frenetic, obsessed, wild-eyed 9 dedicated, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Hindu Gods and Goddesses (1998)

by Suresh Chandra

To fanatic Hindus, cows are still everything. Of course, the majority of Hindus still avoid consuming beef, but they do not look down upon any person who consumes beef. Anyway, among the fanatic masses in India, the slaughtering of cows will ...

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Quotes about Fanatic

But even gold is not everything: and only a fanatic, and a rather foolish fanatic, would say that this style of fiction summed up and exhausted all the good that fiction could give and do. (George Saintsbury)
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Scrabble value of F4A1N1A1T1I1C3

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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