fantasist


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fan·ta·sist

 (făn′tə-sĭst)
n.
One that creates a fantasy.

fantasist

(ˈfæntəsɪst)
n
1. a person who indulges in fantasies
2. (Professions) a person who writes musical or literary fantasies

fan•ta•sist

(ˈfæn tə sɪst, -zɪst)

n.
a person who writes or composes fantasies or fantasias in music, poetry, or the like.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fantasist - a creator of fantasies
creator - a person who grows or makes or invents things
Translations

fantasist

[ˈfæntəzɪst] Nfantaseador(a) m/f

fantasist

[ˈfæntəsɪst] nmythomane mf
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Sentencing, Judge Mark Dennis branded Hutchinson a danger to the public and called him a "predatory and narcissistic fantasist obsessed with sex".
The 41-year-old, who advertised himself as a lawyer and advocate but has been described by police as a fantasist, was listed on a legitimate chambers website and falsely claimed to have a law degree from the University of London.
Daniel Green was jailed for seven years A COCAINE dealer described as a "Walter Mitty" fantasist has been ordered to pay more than PS18,000 of criminal gains to the state.
Former soldiers took to military websites to voice their disgust after the Record exposed Woods as a Walter Mitty fantasist who doctored a real Para's picture to bolster his claims.
She is a fantasist and has carried on making these untrue allegations.
In this film Marina and her daughter Vanessa return to South America and she also undergoes numerous medical and psychological tests to see whether she is simply a fantasist or whether her body shows the traces of the kind of upbringing she describes.
It was clear that he was an alcoholic fantasist who lived in a run-down flat, wafter he gained the trust of a vulnerable family by falsely telling them that he had trained as a teacher and a priest.
A FANTASIST who pretended to be a senior police officer and an Army major has been jailed for fraud.
The penniless fantasist, who pleaded guilty to blackmail, came up with the scheme after reading about a similar plot against the Ecclestones that was foiled earlier this year.
Scheming fantasist Karen Matthews, 36, has started writing a book about daughter Shannon.
Summary: A jury has begun deliberating in the trial of an alleged fantasist accused of kidnapping his British-based daughter.
LONDON: A woman who believes she saw a man carrying Madeleine McCann through a Portuguese resort shortly before the girl disappeared in May has insisted she is not a fantasist.