WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
fan•tas•tic /fænˈtæstɪk/USA pronunciation
- thought of and created by an unrestrained imagination;
grotesque:fantastic rock formations.
- not based on reality; imaginary;
- extremely great:a fantastic salary.
- Informal Termsextraordinarily good:a fantastic musical.
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fantastic /fænˈtæstɪk/ adj
Etymology: 14th Century fantastik imaginary, via Late Latin from Greek phantastikos capable of imagining, from phantazein to make visibleˌfantastiˈcality, fanˈtasticalness n
- strange, weird, or fanciful in appearance, conception, etc
- created in the mind; illusory
- extravagantly fanciful; unrealistic: fantastic plans
- incredible or preposterous; absurd: a fantastic verdict
- informal very large or extreme; great: a fantastic fortune, he suffered fantastic pain
- informal very good; excellent
- of, given to, or characterized by fantasy
- not constant; capricious; fitful
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