fantasist

[ fan-tuh-sist, -zist; fan-tey-zhist ]
/ ˈfæn tə sɪst, -zɪst; fænˈteɪ ʒɪst /

noun

a person who writes or composes fantasies or fantasias in music, poetry, or the like.

Origin of fantasist

First recorded in 1920–25; fantas(y) + -ist
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British Dictionary definitions for fantasist

fantasist
/ (ˈfæntəsɪst) /

noun

a person who indulges in fantasies
a person who writes musical or literary fantasies
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