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fanatic

Synonyms of fanatic in English:

noun

  • 1 a religious fanatic
    zealot, extremist, militant, dogmatist, devotee, sectarian, bigot, chauvinist, partisan, radical, diehard, ultra, activist, apologist, adherent;
    visionary
    informalmaniac, crank, freak
    US informalwackadoo, wackadoodle
    [Antonyms] moderate
  • 2 informal a keep-fit fanatic
    informalnut, maniac, fiend, freak, junkie, bug, crank, buff, -head, a great one for
    North American informalgeek, jock
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