Word family noun enthusiasm enthusiast adjective enthusiasticunenthusiastic verb enthuse adverb enthusiasticallyunenthusiastically
From King Dictionary of Contemporary Englishenthusiasten‧thu‧si‧ast /ɪnˈθjuːziæst $ ɪnˈθuː-/ ●○○ noun [countable] LIKE somebody OR somethingsomeone who is very interested in a particular activity or subjectbaseball/outdoors/sailing etc enthusiast a keep-fit enthusiastenthusiast for an enthusiast for the latest management thinking
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enthusiastEnthusiasts are willing to pay up to $12,000 for an original copy of the book.This book is a must for both enthusiasts of aviation art and aircraft.Need a list of single male camping enthusiasts who live in high-income areas and read poetry?There were the young scuba diving enthusiasts from the Miyako diving school.Dennis was a genuine enthusiast for financial matters.Golf enthusiasts will be able to see the tournament live on TV.The exhibition will be of interest to classic car owners and other motoring enthusiasts.a sports enthusiastThe whole package is well worthwhile for the enthusiast.It has cards for Star Trek enthusiasts and fans of Frank Sinatra.The first method is probably the easiest for the do-it-yourself enthusiast.baseball/outdoors/sailing etc enthusiastHe was also, incidentally, a fellow sailing enthusiast.Although Paisley is small, there is plenty to do within walking distance of the inn for outdoors enthusiasts.