partizan

Primary Meanings of partizan

1.
nadj
an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
devoted to a cause or party
2.
n
a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries
Full Definitions of partizan
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n an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity

Synonyms:
enthusiast, partisan
Types:
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addict, freak, junkie, junky, nut
someone who is so ardently devoted to something that it resembles an addiction
backslapper
someone who demonstrates enthusiastic or excessive cordiality
balletomane
a ballet enthusiast
fanatic, fiend
a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause)
gadgeteer
a person who delights in designing or building or using gadgets
shutterbug
a photography enthusiast
fan, rooter, sports fan
an enthusiastic devotee of sports
aficionado
a fan of bull fighting
gym rat
someone who spends all leisure time playing sports or working out in a gymnasium or health spa
railbird
a fan of racing who watches races from the outer rail of the track
Type of:
admirer, booster, champion, friend, protagonist, supporter
a person who backs a politician or a team etc.

adj devoted to a cause or party

Synonyms:
partisan
party-spirited
devoted to a political party
tendencious, tendentious
having or marked by a strong tendency especially a controversial one
Antonyms:
nonpartisan, nonpartizan
free from party affiliation or bias
bipartisan, bipartizan, two-party, two-way
supported by both sides
independent
not controlled by a party or interest group
unbiased, unbiassed
without bias
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n a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries

Synonyms:
partisan
Type of:
pike
medieval weapon consisting of a spearhead attached to a long pole or pikestaff; superseded by the bayonet

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