- 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.
- 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.
- 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!"
(based in fantasy rather than reality): fabulous, fantastical
(incredibly wonderful): brilliant, fabulous, splendid, super, wonderful
(extravagantly fanciful and unrealistic): foolish, hare-brained, unrealistic, wild
trans-top|based in fantasy rather than reality
Finnish: fantastinen, mahtava
French: fantastique m and f
Italian: fantastico m, fantastica f
trans-top|extravagantly fanciful and unrealistic
phantastic (variant spelling)