phantast

[fan-tast]

fantast

or phan·tast

[fan-tast]
noun
  1. a visionary or dreamer.

Origin of fantast

1580–90; < German, variant of Phantast < Greek phantastḗs boaster; modern sense by association with fantastic
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British Dictionary definitions for phantast

fantast

noun
  1. a dreamer or visionary

Word Origin for fantast

C16: from German Phantast, from Greek phantastēs boaster; English word influenced in meaning by fantastic
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