Definition of fundie in English:



  • 1A fundamentalist, especially a Christian fundamentalist.

    • ‘His heliocentric model resulted in troubling the religious fundies so much that he died finally under house arrest.’
    • ‘By playing along with the fundies, and treating marriage as a vital, valid topic for political discussion, we waste our own limited resources and play a game we can never win.’
    • ‘The ‘Christianity’ promoted by the fundies on the right excludes blacks as well as Jews.’
    • ‘By Christmas, every fundie in the country will have a copy.’
    • ‘Come on, you fundies, you've got your smoking gun!’
    • ‘In effect, Raspberry and Wooden agree that the problem with civic progress in the United States is those mean old fundies.’
    • ‘The fundies would rather get nothing than settle for less than 100% of their ask.’
    • ‘I was going to talk about homosexuality from both the fundie and the liberal Christian angle, but changed my mind.’
    • ‘Fundies are fundies, no matter which side of the table you're on.’
    • ‘If fundies are hostile to Jews, how to explain the widespread support given Israel throughout the Bible-belt states?’
    • ‘Compared to some other loopy Christian fundie groups, I don't mind them (the mainstream guys, not this off-shoot).’
    • ‘Mary does what God tells her, because she had internalized all of the things that her fellow fundies had said over and over.’
    • ‘Every religion has its fundies, people who believe that they are the blessed ones and everyone else is an unbeliever, unworthy.’
    • ‘That includes doing more to separate church and state in Britain while the religious fundies are relatively weak.’
    • ‘If you want our respect, you have to speak out against the fundies first.’
    • ‘All of this is just another example of fundies shoving their views of right and wrong on everyone else.’
    • ‘And here's where the fundies fundamentally disagree.’
    • ‘We've got hay, wool and lamb buyers and sellers all lined up and the sane are beginning to recognize the fundies for what they are.’
    • ‘When Muslims challenge the fundies in their ranks, like Christians do theirs, we need to support them.’
    • ‘‘Love the sinner, hate the sin,’ say some of the fundies.’
    1. 1.1A member of the radical, as opposed to the pragmatic, wing of the Green movement.
      Often contrasted with realo
      • ‘By the 1980s, all these new movements had become divided internally between what the German Greens called the fundis and the realos.’
      • ‘I'm from a fundie background myself, and still have many afflicted family members back in the old country.’
      • ‘Inside the party, issue for issue, the realos and the fundis competed for the soul and stewardship of the Greens.’


1980s: from German, abbreviation of Fundamentalist fundamentalist.