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

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Examples of fantastically in a Sentence

a community production of the classic musical that featured fantastically bad singing
Recent Examples on the Web Gopnik is fantastically thorough; the book is nine hundred pages long—not counting the seven thousand endnotes, available in the e-book edition or online. Joan Acocella, The New Yorker, "Untangling Andy Warhol," 1 June 2020 Drew Ali’s success was deeply entwined with Prohibition-era Chicago’s fantastically corrupt Republican machine. Julian Lucas, Harper's Magazine, "New Books," 30 Mar. 2020 Thankfully, there are many, many flicks – ranging from the fantastic to the fantastically bad – that offer some escape and comfort in a storm of distressing news. Brian Truitt, USA TODAY, "Need a coronavirus escape? Here are 100 movies to watch for every cinematic yearning," 20 Mar. 2020 Out of the box, this walnut stocked rifle has a user adjustable trigger and a fantastically reliable and lightweight detachable magazine. Richard Mann, Outdoor Life, "Best Bolt-Action Rifle Bargains," 17 Sep. 2019 Another compounding problem is the supply chains themselves, which are fantastically complex. Joe Lindsey, Outside Online, "The Dark Secrets Lurking Inside Your Outdoor Gear," 21 Feb. 2020 Dutch ovens are fantastically versatile and perfect for baking, roasting, browning, searing, broiling, and deep-frying. Ashley Leath, Country Living, "What Is a Dutch Oven and How Do I Use It?," 3 Feb. 2020 Apple’s vision of liberation, though, always meant the freedom to become fantastically wealthy. Kim Phillips-fein, The New Republic, "The Failed Political Promise of Silicon Valley," 27 Sep. 2019 Take, for example, this DIY beast built by YouTuber johnnyq90, a drill with a fantastically overkill nitro engine. Eric Limer, Popular Mechanics, "A Nitro-Powered Drill For When Sanity Just Won't Cut It," 16 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of fantastically

1543, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Fantastically.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Jul. 2020.

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