noun, plural fan·ta·sies.
verb (used with or without object), fan·ta·sied, fan·ta·sy·ing.
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Origin of fantasy
synonym study for fantasy
OTHER WORDS FROM fantasynon·fan·ta·sy, noun, plural non·fan·ta·sies.
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Example sentences from the Web for fantasy
Our fantasies, though, are of the restaurant experience returned to normal.We’re all fantasizing about post-covid dining now: “I just want someone to spill a beer on me”|Emily Heil|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Today’s tech capabilities are nowhere near any of those fantasies.Can privacy coexist with technology that reads and changes brain activity?|Laura Sanders|February 11, 2021|Science News
Tasmania might seem farther away than ever right now, and while cooking with How Wild Things Are won’t bring it any closer, it makes part of the fantasy of travel — experiencing the food of a place — real, if only for a moment.How to Make Smoked Trout, According to a Chef in Tasmania|Monica Burton|February 10, 2021|Eater
As a sop to her sad diet, she indulges in mommy-centric sexual fantasies about an older female colleague.Melissa Broder’s ‘Milk Fed’ is a delectable exploration of physical and emotional hunger|Bethanne Patrick|February 9, 2021|Washington Post
There are robust communities online dedicated to LARPing, live-action role-playing events in which people gather offline and pretend to be fantasy heroes.A brutal, isolating year leads to baffling battles between good and evil|Philip Bump|February 4, 2021|Washington Post
But if Democrats are faced with the reality of a glut of qualified candidates, Republicans are assembling more of a fantasy team.The Golden State Preps for the ‘Red Wedding’ of Senate Races|David Freedlander|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
That fantasy, however, is still heavily regimented by all sorts of norms.‘Empire’ Review: Hip-Hop Musical Chairs with an Insane Soap Opera Twist|Judnick Mayard|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
A lot of the culture around movies in the sci-fi/fantasy genre is about deconstructing them ad nauseam.
What do you think is the best fantasy work that has not been adapted that should?
I harbor a rock ‘n’ roll fantasy, just like anybody, and I welcomed the challenge.Michael C. Hall on Going Drag for ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ and Exorcising ‘Dexter’|Marlow Stern|December 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have a mild grievance against that talented lady, Miss Marjorie Bowen, for labelling her latest novel "a romantic fantasy."
The monograph on the Sunshade, called by the author ‘a little tumbled fantasy,’ occupies fully one-half of the volume.A Cursory History of Swearing|Julian Sharman
Fantasy as it is, the book has pictures of French-Canadian life which are as true as though the story itself was all true.
Such as Madame Chalice—ah, she was a part of this brave fantasy, this dream of empire, this inspiring play!
Perhaps, after all, this story was nothing but an unconscious invention—a fantasy which she thought to be the truth.The Winning Clue|James Hay, Jr.
British Dictionary definitions for fantasy
noun plural -sies
- imagination unrestricted by reality
- (as modifier)a fantasy world
- a series of pleasing mental images, usually serving to fulfil a need not gratified in reality
- the activity of forming such images
- literature having a large fantasy content
- a prose or dramatic composition of this type