Definition of enthusiast in English:


Pronunciation /inˈTH(y)o͞ozēˌast/ /ɪnˈθ(j)uziˌæst/ /enˈTH(y)o͞ozēˌast/ /ɛnˈθ(j)uziˌæst/

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  • 1A person who is very interested in a particular activity or subject.

    • ‘a sports car enthusiast’
    fan, fanatic, devotee, aficionado, addict, lover, admirer, supporter, follower
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  • 2archaic, derogatory A person of intense and visionary Christian views.


Mid 16th century (referring to a person believing that he or she is divinely inspired): via late Latin enthusiasta ‘kind of heretic’ from Greek enthousiastēs ‘person inspired by a god’, from enthousiazein (see enthusiasm).