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She had been a fitness fanatic all her life. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The timer is also a useful feature for football fanatics! Times, Sunday Times (2016)JOEL: Funny and a fitness fanatic. The Sun (2016)Intelligence experts say thousands of fanatics are plotting murder. The Sun (2008)That is a source of great irritation to the health fanatics. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Are you a sports fanatic with a finely tuned fashion radar? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Uganda was not targeted by religious fanatics intent on killing innocent citizens. The Sun (2007)We have here a sports fanatic. Times, Sunday Times (2013)For these food fanatics, eating well is a holy endeavour. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was at first suspected the right-wing fanatic had accomplices. The Sun (2011)He is a fitness fanatic in great shape, which makes it more difficult for me. The Sun (2013)It means the right-wing fanatic will die in prison. The Sun (2012) Health fanatics wouldn't dare dip their sustainable salmon into anything else. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Everybody is a fitness fanatic when you are young, but he was a player going places. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The 20-year-old football fanatic fought off competition from five other finalists and impressed our judges with her wicked humour and feisty attitude. The Sun (2013)A must for any film fanatic. The Sun (2009)TO a football fanatic like me, this statistic is cobblers. The Sun (2010)It's the yearly highlight in the diaries of the capital's film fanatics. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My father, a football fanatic, said it set our sports apart. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Cops in Norway said the right-wing fanatic was pressed about having accomplices in the attacks two weeks ago. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'fanatic'
British English: fanatic /fəˈnætɪk/ NOUN
If you describe someone as a fanatic, you disapprove of them because you consider their behaviour or opinions to be very extreme.
I am not a religious fanatic but I am a man of faith.
- American English: fanatic
- Arabic: مُتَعَصِّب
- Brazilian Portuguese: fanático
- Chinese: 狂热者
- Croatian: fanatik
- Czech: fanatik
- Danish: fanatiker
- Dutch: fanaticus
- European Spanish: fanático
- Finnish: kiihkoilija
- French: fanatique
- German: Fanatiker
- Greek: φανατικός
- Italian: fanatico
- Japanese: 熱狂者
- Korean: 광신자
- Norwegian: fanatiker
- Polish: fanatyk
- European Portuguese: fanático
- Romanian: fanatic
- Russian: фанатик
- Spanish: fanático
- Swedish: fanatisk
- Thai: ผู้คลั่งไคล้
- Turkish: fanatik
- Ukrainian: фанатик
- Vietnamese: người cuồng tín
Definition of fanatic from the Collins English Dictionary
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