What does enthusiast mean?

Definitions for enthusiastɛnˈθu ziˌæst, -ɪst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. enthusiast, partisan, partizan(noun)

    an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity

  2. fancier, enthusiast(noun)

    a person having a strong liking for something


  1. enthusiast(Noun)

    A person filled with or guided by enthusiasm.

  2. enthusiast(Noun)

    A person exhibiting over-zealous religious fervour.

  3. Origin: From ecclesiastical Greek , from : see enthusiasm.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Enthusiast(noun)

    one moved or actuated by enthusiasm; as: (a) One who imagines himself divinely inspired, or possessed of some special revelation; a religious madman; a fanatic. (b) One whose mind is wholly possessed and heated by what engages it; one who is influenced by a peculiar; fervor of mind; an ardent and imaginative person

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz


    One who preaches four times as much as he believes and believes four times as much as a sane man ought to.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'enthusiast' in Nouns Frequency: #2966


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of enthusiast in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of enthusiast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Donald Cohen:

    Jeff Sessions is a private prison enthusiast.

  2. William McFee:

    The world belongs to the enthusiast who keeps cool.

  3. Sam Chui:

    They provide decent service, they're just using some different equipment, which, as a flight enthusiast, you totally enjoy.

  4. Lewis Lapham:

    The figure of the enthusiast who has just discovered jogging or a new way to fix tofu can be said to stand or, more accurately, to tremble on the threshold of conversion, as the representative American.

  5. John Surtees:

    He's very interested in the past, and the cars and the motorcycles. He's a great enthusiast, but there was something missing from him this last year, the sparkle wasn't there. But I think because he's such an enthusiast, this is just what he needs. And what Ferrari needs.

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