Meaning of fundie in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfʌndi/

nounplural noun fundies

  • 1 informal A fundamentalist, especially a Christian fundamentalist.

    • ‘By Christmas, every fundie in the country will have a copy.’
    • ‘They agree that the problem with civic progress in the United States is those mean old fundies.’
    • ‘Here's where the fundies fundamentally disagree.’
    • ‘Fundies are fundies, no matter which side of the table you're on.’
    • ‘When Muslims challenge the fundies in their ranks, like Christians do theirs, we need to support them.’
    • ‘That includes doing more to separate church and state in Britain while the religious fundies are relatively weak.’
    • ‘‘Love the sinner, hate the sin,’ say some of the fundies.’
    • ‘If you want our respect, you have to speak out against the fundies first.’
    • ‘By playing along with the fundies, and treating marriage as a vital, valid topic for political discussion, we waste our own limited resources and play a game we can never win.’
    • ‘Come on, you fundies, you've got your smoking gun!’
    • ‘Every religion has its fundies, people who believe that they are the blessed ones and everyone else is an unbeliever, unworthy.’
    • ‘We've got hay, wool and lamb buyers and sellers all lined up and the sane are beginning to recognize the fundies for what they are.’
    • ‘Mary does what God tells her, because she had internalized all of the things that her fellow fundies had said over and over.’
    • ‘All of this is just another example of fundies shoving their views of right and wrong on everyone else.’
    • ‘His heliocentric model resulted in troubling the religious fundies so much that he died finally under house arrest.’
    • ‘I know all you fundies out there are looking for something, anything, to indicate the end of times is here.’
    • ‘Unfortunately, like with all religions, it is the fundies that ruin everything.’
    • ‘Fundies don't really do compromise.’
    • ‘There is no other explanation for the way he panders to the religious fundies.’
    • ‘Fundies pine for a time when people simply believed because Scripture told them to do so.’
    1. 1.1(especially in Germany) a member of the radical, as opposed to the pragmatic, wing of the Green movement.
      Often contrasted with realo
      ‘By the 1980s, all these new movements had become divided internally between what the German Greens called the fundis and the realos.’
      • ‘Inside the party, issue for issue, the realos and the fundis competed for the soul and stewardship of the Greens.’
      • ‘I'm from a fundie background myself, and still have many afflicted family members back in the old country.’


1940s abbreviation of fundamentalist.