fan·​tas·​ti·​cal·​ly | \ fan-ˈta-sti-k(ə-)lē How to pronounce fantastically (audio) , fən- \

Definition of fantastically

1 : in a fantastic manner
2 : to a fantastic degree : extremely fantastically expensive clothes

Examples of fantastically in a Sentence

a community production of the classic musical that featured fantastically bad singing
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First Known Use of fantastically

1543, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for fantastically

fantastical + -ly entry 2

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28 Jul 2022

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“Fantastically.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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