enthusiast enthusiast  /ɛn ˈθu zi ˌæst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
  2. (n) a person having a strong liking for something

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A recent poll by Hagerty Insurance asked enthusiasts to name the worst car design of all time: This glassine bolus of dorkiness is the pathetic winner.
  2. This techie gabfest will keep enthusiasts up-to-date on the latest technology news.
  3. At the time, Ford argued that many of its customers ranchers, farmers, um, tugboat enthusiasts needed a vehicle this big with over 10,000-lb.

News

  1. Columbia native promotes reptile education, conservation

    Reptile enthusiast Ethan Meyers has performed reptile education shows at local high schools and hopes to inspire  young adults to engage with something outside of the norm and instill a feeling of wonder for animals people tend to fear Read more
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Columbia Missourian

  2. How do these things even fly?

    The big stuff moves us. You don't have to be an aviation enthusiast to appreciate the beauty and wonder when the world's biggest airplanes take flight. These amazing machines have names like the Jumbo Jet, The Mriya, the Dreamlifter and the Super Guppy.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. Paula Deen is sorry for using racial slurs [VIDEO]

    Celebrity chef and trans-fat enthusiast Paula Deen apologized to her family, business partners and friends in a video statement posted to YouTube on Friday after she admitted to using racial slurs in the past.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Daily Caller via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "My government is not acting like a naive enthusiast, but like a hard negotiator with the awareness that we are negotiating with friends and our most important ally," Tusk said. "But Poland's security is a holy thing, and I will not allow for...
    on Jul 1, 2008 By: Donald Tusk Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "People might think that since I quit golf for a while and lived the life of an outdoor enthusiast that, you know, I break the mold, and I'm sure I do," MacKenzie said. "I want my peers to respect me as a golfer, and I think most of them do,...
    on Aug 16, 2007 By: Will MacKenzie Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "Oh, he's just a blast," Kournikova said. "He is a true tennis enthusiast. He loves the game, and he really is an amazing motivator."
    on Jul 3, 2007 By: Anna Kournikova Source: Forbes

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