What does fantasy mean?

Definitions for fantasy
ˈfæn tə si, -zifan·ta·sy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fantasy, phantasy(noun)

    imagination unrestricted by reality

    "a schoolgirl fantasy"

  2. fantasy, phantasy(noun)

    fiction with a large amount of imagination in it

    "she made a lot of money writing romantic fantasies"

  3. illusion, fantasy, phantasy, fancy(verb)

    something many people believe that is false

    "they have the illusion that I am very wealthy"

  4. fantasy, fantasize, fantasise(verb)

    indulge in fantasies

    "he is fantasizing when he says he plans to start his own company"

Wiktionary

  1. fantasy(Noun)

    That which comes from one's imagination

    Etymology: From fantasie, from phantasia, from φαντασία, from φαντάζω, from φαίνω, from the same root as ϕῶς.

  2. fantasy(Noun)

    The literary genre generally dealing with themes of magic and fictive medieval technology.

    Etymology: From fantasie, from phantasia, from φαντασία, from φαντάζω, from φαίνω, from the same root as ϕῶς.

  3. fantasy(Noun)

    The drug gamma-hydroxybutyric acid.

    Etymology: From fantasie, from phantasia, from φαντασία, from φαντάζω, from φαίνω, from the same root as ϕῶς.

  4. fantasy(Verb)

    To fantasize (about)

    Etymology: From fantasie, from phantasia, from φαντασία, from φαντάζω, from φαίνω, from the same root as ϕῶς.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fantasy(noun)

    fancy; imagination; especially, a whimsical or fanciful conception; a vagary of the imagination; whim; caprice; humor

    Etymology: [See Fancy.]

  2. Fantasy(noun)

    fantastic designs

    Etymology: [See Fancy.]

  3. Fantasy(verb)

    to have a fancy for; to be pleased with; to like; to fancy

    Etymology: [See Fancy.]

Freebase

  1. Fantasy

    Fantasy is a genre of fiction that commonly uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary plot element, theme, or setting. Many works within the genre take place in imaginary worlds where magic and magical creatures are common. Fantasy is generally distinguished from the genres of science fiction and horror by the expectation that it steers clear of scientific and macabre themes, respectively, though there is a great deal of overlap between the three, all of which are subgenres of speculative fiction. In popular culture, the fantasy genre is predominantly of the medievalist form, especially since the worldwide success of The Lord of the Rings and related books by J. R. R. Tolkien. In its broadest sense, however, fantasy comprises works by many writers, artists, filmmakers, and musicians, from ancient myths and legends to many recent works embraced by a wide audience today. Fantasy is a vibrant area of academic study in a number of disciplines. Work in this area ranges widely, from the structuralist theory of Tzvetan Todorov, which emphasizes the fantastic as a liminal space, to work on the connections between medievalism and popular culture.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fantasy

    Phantasy, fan′ta-si, n. fancy: imagination: mental image: love: whim, caprice.—v.t. to fancy, conceive mentally.—adj. Fan′tasied, filled with fancies.—n. Fan′tasm (same as Phantasm).—adj. Fan′tasque, fantastic.—ns. Fan′tast, a person of fantastic ideas; Fantas′tic, one who is fantastical.—adjs. Fantas′tic, -al, fanciful: not real: capricious: whimsical: wild.—adv. Fantas′tically.—n. Fantas′ticalness.—v.t. and v.i. Fantas′ticate.—ns. Fantas′ticism; Fantas′tico (Shak.), a fantastic. [O. Fr.,—Low L. phantasticus—Gr. phantastikos, phantazein, to make visible. Fancy is a doublet.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Fantasy

    An imagined sequence of events or mental images, e.g., daydreams.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fantasy' in Nouns Frequency: #1949

How to pronounce fantasy?

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How to say fantasy in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fantasy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fantasy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of fantasy in a Sentence

  1. Joshua Matz:

    Every single step of the process contemplated by The Trump administration is the stuff of legal fantasy, if there is an applicable rule of constitutional law and appellate procedure that this would not violate, it does not occur to me.

  2. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    My hot love poem from my heart and soul for all black girls and light brown girls All over the world Adore black girls there are my hot love passion. Please say your oppinion. I hope you will like it. Juicy, sweet, hot chocolate skin...black girls are black goddess Sexy black girls For guys and men. The most beautiful, attractive, seductive, sexy and exciting in African and African-American women is their sweet, juicy, chocolate skin color. Honey caramel mulattoes. Sweet brown chocolate color. And inviting, savoryly pure black-sugar skin color. This is the most delicious, beautiful, sweet candy in the world. You feel like a sweet tooth in a pastry shop when there are a lot of them around you. If you marry one of them and get her children from her, and live with only one of them all your life, and you will be faithful only to her alone. Your life will be the sweetest. Skin of black color and color of dark chocolate are the sweetest, seductive shades of sincere, hot passion. The skin of dark-skinned girls seems to be radiating the heat of sex, burning sweet, sensual passion, this color of temptation, attraction. There are drums of ethnic, traditional music, it's the sound of sex. . The black skin of a girl with which sweat and moisture is flowing, as if she still radiates ardent, hot, passionate, and a little stuffy sex in the sauna and her sweet moans are heard. This skin color is like a powerful aphrodisiac replacing Viagra The skin of black and dark chocolate is the sweetest, seductive shades of sincere, hot passion. The women of three races are beautiful: the sultry, torrid, hot chocolate of hot passion of the deep passion of black fire of love and sex, a paradise oasis of tenderness of the east, and snow-white, sensual pearls. For guys and men. The most beautiful, attractive, seductive, sexy and exciting in African and African-American girls and women is their sweet, juicy, chocolate skin color. Honey caramel mulatto. Sweet brown chocolate color. And alluring, relish pure black sugar color of skin. This is the most delicious, beautiful, cute candy in the world. You feel like a sweet tooth in a candy store when there are a lot of them around you. If you marry one of them and get children from her, and you will live only with one of them all your life, and you will be faithful only to her. Your life will be the sweetest. Your skin is the color of one hot, unforgettable night, your libido is the word lava in your hot body, burning passion, only your photos can excite me, only your beauty turns off my brains, you have a sexy, erotic tune in my head, you are like a hot bath after a hard of the day, like an erotic massage, like a soft pillow with sleeping softness. Dark skin The black skin of a girl with which sweat and moisture is flowing, as if she still radiates ardent, hot, passionate, and a little stuffy sex in the sauna and her sweet moans are heard. This skin color is like a powerful aphrodisiac replacing Viagra. The skin is black and the color of dark chocolate are the sweetest, seductive shades of sincere, hot passion. Dark-skinned beauties are a deep passion of black fire - this is a hot safari, a wild savannah, an exotic havana. My new love poem, i hope you will like it. For my dear light brown girls Captivating honey caramel is like a shining dawn, life with you is like a sweet erotic dream. Juicy sweet fabulous fantasy beautiful. From your sexuality, the glasses of the captured sexual force in your eyes are sweating, this is the amazing magic of charm concealed in them. You are my depraved temptation dirty temptation. The sweet temptation of a tenderly roaring passion is a breathtaking juicy caramel berry, sometimes pouring with a picturesque modulation, tender sensual shades of red sunset, incinerated with the burning heat of passion. From your hottest, sultry beauty, the brain seems to turn off and faint from your sweetest kisses. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  3. Charles Krauthammer:

    Obama gave the terror bombing 51 seconds of his speech today in Havana. I thought the whole story of his presidency and its foreign policy was seen in the split screen, on one side, you had the video footage of the attack in Belgium. This is the real world. And on the other side was Obama, in the fantasy world he inhabits, where Cuba is of some geopolitical significance in his mind.

  4. Christian Siriano:

    Now, you see people are celebrating the body. It's different. Very different, i went there more as an inspirational fantasy, but we've had pretty much every publication pull that look for editorial shoots. It's been done in art for so long and fashion is a form of art.

  5. Paul Hokemeyer:

    Change is hard. That's why propelling away from discomfort is easier than moving toward a fantasy goal.

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