Escapist meaning

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The definition of an escapist is someone who escapes from reality and retreats into fantasy.

A person who reads romance novels all day to escape her boring love life is an example of an escapist.

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Indulging in or characterized by escapism.
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A person whose behavior, writing, etc. is escapist.
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Intended for or tending toward escape; especially, used to avoid, deny, or forget about reality, as through fantasy.

He enjoys reading escapist fiction in his free time.

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Someone who wants to escape; especially from reality.
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Characterized by, expressing, or catering to escapism.
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