fan·​tas·​ti·​co | \ fan-ˈta-sti-ˌkō How to pronounce fantastico (audio) , fən- \
plural fantasticoes

Definition of fantastico

: 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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First Known Use of fantastico

1596, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fantastico

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

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The first known use of fantastico was in 1596

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18 May 2021

Cite this Entry

“Fantastico.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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