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
OTHER WORDS FROM fantasynon·fan·ta·sy, noun, plural non·fan·ta·sies.
Words nearby fantasy
Example sentences from the Web for fantasy
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
Still, sci-fi and fantasy that is actually motivated by the issues surrounding women is a rarity.
Read too strictly, this would exclude highly inventive works of science fiction and fantasy because they lack realism.
My fantasy unravels when she opens the robe, revealing a sling around her broken arm.
We indulge them in all their caprices, until we are enabled to decide with certainty, on the fantasy the brain has conjured up.A Love Story|A Bushman
This time he was weaving no fantasy round a whiff of violets.The Late Tenant|Louis Tracy
In a flash Clarence had wrought a feasible plan out of Jim's fantasy.Susy, A Story of the Plains|Bret Harte
Of course, it sounded like a fantasy, and if I had been in Goil's place, I would have thought it so.Jack of No Trades|Charles Cottrell
Suppose it should be, after all, a fantasy of his fever that pictured so vividly an enemy behind.Nan of Music Mountain|Frank H. Spearman
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