fanatic fanatic  /fə ˈnæ tɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause)
  2. (adj) marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea

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Usage(s):

  1. Such fanatics deserve to be ignored, not reported on.
  2. No doubt the potions were good Este Lauder was a quality fanatic but the saleslady was better.
  3. The lecturing from some liberals, and the wider media, on birthers begged some, well, let he who is without fanatics cast the first stone.

News

  1. Hi-quality photos of iPhone 5S display leak for the first time

    As the iPhone 5S nears mass production ahead of its launch this coming fall, leaks will undoubtedly kick into high gear. We saw the first few images of the completed display assembly for Apple’s iPhone 5S leak earlier this week, and now the first set of high-quality photos of the new iPhone’s panel have been published by Fanatic Fone. The high-resolution photos show the iPhone 5S display ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

  2. High-quality photos of iPhone 5S display leak for the first time

    As the iPhone 5S nears mass production ahead of its launch this coming fall, leaks will undoubtedly kick into high gear. We saw the first few images of the completed display assembly for Apple’s iPhone 5S leak earlier this week, and now the first set of high-quality photos of the new iPhone’s panel have been published by Fanatic Fone. The high-resolution photos show the iPhone 5S display ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

  3. Fire at The Fanatic leads to dead air for sports broadcaster

    Fire at The Fanatic leads to dead air for sports broadcaster. (Photo courtesy 97.5 Fanatic's Facebook)
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  1. "I have no idea how to direct an opera," Allen said. "I like opera, but I'm not a fanatic. I was cajoled and badgered into it."
    on May 21, 2008 By: Woody Allen Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "I'm a movie fanatic," Carvey said. "I occasionally watch movies on my cellphone, but how are you supposed to be afraid of King Kong when his head is the size of a Chiclet?"
    on Oct 7, 2007 By: Dana Carvey Source: USA Today

  3. "They are men with the cold-eyed certainty of the fanatic, prepared to board an aircraft with the necessary ingredients and equipment to construct and detonate a device that would bring about not only the loss of their own life but also all of those...
    on Apr 3, 2006 By: Peter Wright Source: 940 News

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