Complete Definition of "fantastic"

English

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-æstɪk|-æstɪk

Adjective
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  1. Existing in or constructed from fantasy; of or related to fantasy; fanciful.

#:He told fantastic stories of dragons and goblins.
#:His fantastic post-college plans had all collapsed within a year of graduation.
#:She had a fantastic view of her own importance that none of her colleagues shared.

  1. Not believable; implausible; seemingly only possible in fantasy.

#:The events were so fantastic that only the tabloids were willing to print it.
#:She entered the lab and stood gaping for a good ten minutes at the fantastic machinery at work all around her.

  1. Wonderful; marvelous; excellent; extraordinarily good (used especially as an intensifier).

#:"I had a simply fantastic vacation, and I can't wait to tell you all about it!"

Synonyms
(based in fantasy rather than reality): fabulous, fantastical
(incredibly wonderful): brilliant, fabulous, splendid, super, wonderful
(extravagantly fanciful and unrealistic): foolish, hare-brained, unrealistic, wild

Translations
trans-top|based in fantasy rather than reality
Finnish: fantastinen
French: fantastique
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trans-top|incredibly wonderful
Dutch: fantastisch
Finnish: fantastinen, mahtava
French: fantastique m and f
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Ido: fantastika
Italian: fantastico m, fantastica f
Spanish: fantástico
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trans-top|extravagantly fanciful and unrealistic
Finnish: fantastinen
French: fantastique
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Derived terms
fantastical

Related terms
fantasy
fantasise, fantasize
phantastic (variant spelling)

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