[ UK /fˈɑːntəsi/ ]
[ US /ˈfænəsi, ˈfæntəsi/ ]
  1. fiction with a large amount of imagination in it
    she made a lot of money writing romantic fantasies
  2. something many people believe that is false
    they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
  3. imagination unrestricted by reality
    a schoolgirl fantasy
  1. indulge in fantasies
    he is fantasizing when he says he plans to start his own company
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How To Use fantasy In A Sentence

  • It is by these special touches that the author infuses the books with the spirit of humanity, without which a fantasy becomes an empty fancy.
  • There are only a couple of days left in Graeme's Fantasy Book Review's Giveaway for one of three copies of Orson Scott Card's new release, Hidden Empire. Book Contest Links ... more than a few
  • Some self-absorbed children play elaborate fantasy games by themselves, and one can admire their creativity and imagination.
  • He had 112 helpers, many of whom had worked on some of the best fantasy movies of the past decade. Times, Sunday Times
  • This was also the heyday of the "capriccio," or architectural and landscape fantasy, established by Marco Ricci and developed by Canaletto and Tiepolo. NYT > Home Page
  • Marie has an active fantasy life, and the imaginings of the specter of her husband seem to be just the start of her mind's wandering.
  • You know how sometimes SF/Fantasy is referred to as "speculative fiction", in an attempt to encompass all types of non-realistic fiction, and also to avoid the stigma of genrefication?
  • The film starts off realistically and then develops into a ridiculous fantasy.
  • The ambiguity inherent in that fantasy of unpinning suggests not only the male desire, but also the very real potential of a female "wildness" that desires release.
  • The crime is manifestly a fiction, a movie-inspired fantasy.
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