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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Blanche's fantastically maximalist apartment is swathed almost entirely in one of the most famous patterns of all time. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "'Golden Girls' Producers Had to Confiscate Blanche’s Bedding So It Wouldn’t Get Stolen," 2 July 2019 With echoes of Midcentury Modernism, Googie kitsch and eco-friendly futurism, selgascano proposes a vision more fantastically L.A. than Angelenos might dream for themselves. Mimi Zeiger,, "La Brea Tar Pits’ trippy new pavilion from Spain’s Selgascano could be L.A.’s next selfie magnet," 27 June 2019 Other teams include the likes like Smokin' Butt Crew of Birmingham, Jiggy Piggy of Lawrenceburg, Tenn. and the fantastically dubbed Fat, Drunk and Stupid of Huntsville. Matt Wake |,, "Reality TV show about Alabama barbecue set to return," 15 June 2019 In more recent years the responses have broadened fantastically. Jason Parham, WIRED, "The Oddball Delights of Los Espookys," 14 June 2019 The women characters, of all ages and classes, comedic and tragic, are fantastically well written, far surpassing the writing of women by any contemporaries. Mark Rylance, The Atlantic, "Keep Questioning Shakespeare’s Identity," 8 June 2019 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

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First Known Use of fantastically

1543, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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