Meaning of fundie in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfʌndi/


  • 1informal 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.