Definition of fantastic
1a : based on fantasy (see 1fantasy 3) : not realb : conceived or seemingly conceived by unrestrained fancy fantastic new space and nuclear weapons — Jack Raymondc : so extreme as to challenge belief : unbelievable a fantastic industrial complex of steel, coal, machine tools, and other heavy industries — M. S. Handler; broadly : exceedingly large or great spent fantastic sums on his library
2 : marked by extravagant fantasy or extreme individuality : eccentric fantastic works of art
fantasticalityplay \(ˌ)fan-ˌta-stə-ˈka-lə-tē, fən-\ noun
fantasticalnessplay \fan-ˈta-stə-kəl-nəs\ noun
Examples of fantastic in a Sentence
The train runs at fantastic speeds.
a fantastic scheme for getting rich quick
Recent Examples of fantastic from the Web
Yes, all four of those lovely SELF staffers are wearing red bras under their white tees to fantastic results.
Karlie Kloss has had a multitude of hair styles, and all of them have been fantastic.
The Julian Draxler Effect The 23-year-old attacking midfielder, who plays for Paris Saint-Germain, was fantastic during this tournament, as his vision and delivery elevated his teammates' games.
An absolute honour to meet the Queen today on such a fantastic occasion.
Sports Illustrated media reporter Richard Deitsch has a media roundtable of gay sportswriters about their issues in light of the fantastic Cyd Ziegler piece on OutSports.com about former Patriots/Chiefs offensive tackle Ryan O’Callagahan.
Potterworld fully sprang back into action in 2016 with the release of a sequel play (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and prequel movie (Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them).
A: My ideal weekend would be a day of golfing at a fantastic golf course in San Diego, dinner out at any of the incredible restaurants that serve our microgreens, then go out dancing.
Brandon Moss and Alcides Escobar had just put together two fantastic at-bats to keep the Royals’ hopes alive.
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Origin and Etymology of fantastic
Synonym Discussion of fantastic
synonyms see in addition imaginary
Definition of fantastic
: eccentric 2
FANTASTIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fantastic for English Language Learners
: extremely good
: extremely high or great
: very strange, unusual, or unlikely
FANTASTIC Defined for Kids
Definition of fantastic for Students
1 : produced by or like something produced by the imagination a fantastic scheme
2 : extremely good That was a fantastic meal.
3 : barely believable We moved at a fantastic speed.
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