fantastico

noun

fan·​tas·​ti·​co fan-ˈta-sti-ˌkō How to pronounce fantastico (audio)
fən-
plural fantasticoes
: a ridiculously fantastic individual

Examples of fantastico in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The master bath walls are covered in onyx fantastico, and the flooring is marble and onyx; the sconces are vintage. Celia Barbour, ELLE Decor, 7 Aug. 2012 The master bath walls are covered in onyx fantastico, and the flooring is marble and onyx Celia Barbour, ELLE Decor, 7 Aug. 2012

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Word History

Etymology

borrowed from Italian, "fantastic" (adjective), borrowed from Late Latin phantasticus "of the imagination, deceptive, imaginary" — more at fantastic entry 1

First Known Use

1596, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fantastico was in 1596

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Cite this Entry

“Fantastico.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fantastico. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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