partizan

Definitions of partizan
  1. noun
    an ardent and enthusiastic supporter of some person or activity
    synonyms: enthusiast, partisan
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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
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    admirer, booster, champion, friend, protagonist, supporter
    a person who backs a politician or a team etc.
  2. adjective
    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
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    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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  3. noun
    a pike with a long tapering double-edged blade with lateral projections; 16th and 17th centuries
    synonyms: partisan
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    pike
    medieval weapon consisting of a spearhead attached to a long pole or pikestaff; superseded by the bayonet
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