Definition of fundie in English:


Line breaks: fun¦die
Pronunciation: /ˈfʌndi

noun (plural fundies)

  • 1A fundamentalist, especially a Christian fundamentalist.
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    • I was going to talk about homosexuality from both the fundie and the liberal Christian angle, but changed my mind.
    • The fundies would rather get nothing than settle for less than 100% of their ask.
    • By Christmas, every fundie in the country will have a copy.
  • 1.1 (also fundi) (plural also fundis) A member of the radical, as opposed to the pragmatic, wing of the Green movement. Often contrasted with realo.
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    • By the 1980s, all these new movements had become divided internally between what the German Greens called the fundis and the realos.
    • Inside the party, issue for issue, the realos and the fundis competed for the soul and stewardship of the Greens.
    • I'm from a fundie background myself, and still have many afflicted family members back in the old country.


1980s: from German, abbreviation of Fundamentalist 'fundamentalist'.

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