What does fantastic mean?

Definitions for fantasticfænˈtæs tɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word fantastic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. antic, fantastic, fantastical, grotesque(adj)

    ludicrously odd

    "Hamlet's assumed antic disposition"; "fantastic Halloween costumes"; "a grotesque reflection in the mirror"

  2. fantastic, grand, howling(a), marvelous, marvellous, rattling(a), terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous(adj)

    extraordinarily good or great ; used especially as intensifiers

    "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!"; "a howling success"; "a marvelous collection of rare books"; "had a rattling conversation about politics"; "a tremendous achievement"

  3. fantastic, wild(adj)

    fanciful and unrealistic; foolish

    "a fantastic idea of his own importance"

  4. fantastic, fantastical(adj)

    existing in fancy only

    "fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel"- Nathaniel Hawthorne

  5. fantastic(adj)

    extravagantly fanciful in design, construction, appearance

    "Gaudi's fantastic architecture"

Wiktionary

  1. fantastic(Adjective)

    Existing in or constructed from fantasy; of or relating to fantasy; fanciful.

  2. fantastic(Adjective)

    Not believable; implausible; seemingly only possible in fantasy.

  3. fantastic(Adjective)

    Wonderful; marvelous; excellent; extraordinarily good or great (used especially as an intensifier).

    "I had a simply fantastic vacation, and I can't wait to tell you all about it!"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fantastic(adj)

    existing only in imagination; fanciful; imaginary; not real; chimerical

  2. Fantastic(adj)

    having the nature of a phantom; unreal

  3. Fantastic(adj)

    indulging the vagaries of imagination; whimsical; full of absurd fancies; capricious; as, fantastic minds; a fantastic mistress

  4. Fantastic(adj)

    resembling fantasies in irregularity, caprice, or eccentricity; irregular; oddly shaped; grotesque

  5. Fantastic(noun)

    a person given to fantastic dress, manners, etc.; an eccentric person; a fop

Freebase

  1. Fantastic

    The fantastic is a subgenre of literary works characterized by the ambiguous presentation of seemingly supernatural forces. Structuralist critic Tzvetan Todorov originated the concept, characterizing the fantastic as the hesitation of characters and readers when presented with questions about reality.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fantastic' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3515

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fantastic' in Adjectives Frequency: #936

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fantastic in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fantastic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Earl Warren:

    The fantastic advances in the field of communication constitute a grave danger to the privacy of the individual.

  2. Cyril Abiteboul:

    In Flavio Briatore, we had a fantastic manager, a fantastic ambassador, but Flavio Briatore was to a certain degree taking too much space.

  3. Warren Buffett:

    I'll tell you why I like the cigarette business. It cost a penny to make. Sell it for a dollar. It's addictive. And there's a fantastic brand loyalty.

  4. Alexander Pope:

    In words as fashions the same rule will hold,Alike fantastic if too new or oldBe not the first by whome the new are tried,Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.

  5. Michael Reitzell:

    This is the third storm that's rolled through and we're in early November so this is fantastic, everyone in California is excited to see rain but the fact that it is also falling in the form of snow in the mountains is fantastic.

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