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

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If this photo does turn out to be a total fake out, Sophie Turner will have trolled us fantastically. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Game of Thrones Fans Think Sophie Turner Posted a Spoiler About Sansa's Death on Instagram," 14 Apr. 2019 Lead is one of the densest metals in existence, yet is soft, melts easily, and clings fantastically to skin. Serah-marie Mcmahon, Teen Vogue, "This New Book Is All About the Dark (And Sometimes Bloody) History of Fashion," 12 Apr. 2019 Where Kennedy was polished, Johnson was vulgar—fantastically and unself-consciously so—picking his nose, scratching his ass, eating off other people’s plates. Willard Spiegelman, WSJ, "‘God Save Texas’ Review: A Lone Star State of Mind," 26 Apr. 2018 Yep, this is likely to be as fantastically cheesy as the first two films! Kelly O'sullivan, Country Living, "'A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby' Is Coming to Netflix," 12 Mar. 2019 Stop by The Polo Lounge, which will seduce you with its perfectly edited, fantastically smooth ambiance and its crafty holiday offerings of traditional staples such as spiced mulled wine, spiked egg nog and the fig sidecar. Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "The Best Things To Do In Los Angeles During The Holidays," 8 Nov. 2016 And the only people who get to be married anymore are fantastically wealthy and educated. Eric Johnson, Recode, "Full Q&A: ‘Temp’ author Louis Hyman on Recode Decode," 29 Aug. 2018 Season 3 adds a new one, a fantastically sadistic witch played by Thea Sofie Loch Næss (who, with her cascading Nordic blonde hair, seems better suited to a show about surfers). Taylor Antrim, Vogue, "The Last Kingdom," 21 Nov. 2018 Two of my favorites are Park Fora ( and Yeniköy YaliEr (Koybasi Caddesi 145)—both serve fantastically fresh fish. Nina Sovich, WSJ, "Europe in Winter: 35 Reasons to Visit Off-Season," 21 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of fantastically

1543, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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to speak slightingly about or to degrade

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