[ US /fænˈtæstɪk/ ]
[ UK /fɑːntˈæstɪk/ ]
  1. ludicrously odd
    Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    fantastic Halloween costumes
    a grotesque reflection in the mirror
  2. extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    had a rattling conversation about politics
    the film was fantastic!
    a tremendous achievement
    a marvelous collection of rare books
    a howling success
    a fantastic trip to the Orient
  3. extravagantly fanciful in design, construction, appearance
    Gaudi's fantastic architecture
  4. fanciful and unrealistic; foolish
    a fantastic idea of his own importance
  5. existing in fancy only
    fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel
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How To Use fantastic In A Sentence

  • The receipts from his shows have long since moved from the realms of the fantastic into those of the ludicrous.
  • There are some fantastic pubs and inns nearby but you should take advantage of the welcome pack you receive on arrival. The Sun
  • Kij: Nice to see Dream-Quest receive such prominence with that fantastic Gervasio Gallardo cover, inseparable from the contents thanks to childhood associations very similar to yours. MIND MELD: Books That Hold Special Places in Our Hearts and On Our Shelves
  • The people were fantastically welcoming and the atmosphere in both cities seemed relaxed. The Sun
  • These fantastic recipes are sure to set your bonfire party off with a bang. The Sun
  • The result is a totally incoherent agglomeration of speech-forms -- a baragouin fantastic and unintelligible beyond the power of anyone to imagine who has not heard it .... Two Years in the French West Indies
  • This is a fantastically good-looking car in the metal, especially when painted in the lurid shade of orange this model is sporting. Times, Sunday Times
  • First, I have great faith that any movie with Captain Mal (erm, Nathan Fillion) will be fantastic. honestly, I think the best book-to-movie translations are those where the moviemaker is not trying to recreate the book onscreen. They're (Not) Gonna Put Me In the Movies
  • For example, last year our wildlife department verified natural reproduction in both rainbows and browns in the Lower Mountain Fork river, which is a fantastic year-round tailrace fishery in SE Oklahoma. Hatchery Fish: The Weakest Link
  • Our school is still fantastic inside but from the outside, with its boarded up windows, it appears gloomy, horrible and derelict.
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