What does terrific mean?

Definitions for terrific
təˈrɪf ɪkter·rif·ic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. terrific(adj)

    very great or intense

    "a terrific noise"; "a terrific thunderstorm storm"; "fought a terrific battle"

  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. terrific, terrifying(adj)

    causing extreme terror

    "a terrifying wail"

Wiktionary

  1. terrific(Adjective)

    Frighteningly good.

    I say! She's a terrific tennis player.

    Etymology: From terrificus, from terrere + -ficus, from facere.

  2. terrific(Adjective)

    Astounding or awesome.

    The car came round the bend at a terrific speed.

    Etymology: From terrificus, from terrere + -ficus, from facere.

  3. terrific(Adjective)

    Terrifying; causing terror

    The lightning was followed by a terrific clap of thunder.

    Etymology: From terrificus, from terrere + -ficus, from facere.

  4. terrific(Adjective)

    Frightful or very unpleasant.

    I've got a terrific hangover this morning.

    Etymology: From terrificus, from terrere + -ficus, from facere.

  5. terrific(Adjective)

    Extraordinarily great or intense.

    terrific speed

    Etymology: From terrificus, from terrere + -ficus, from facere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Terrific(adj)

    causing terror; adapted to excite great fear or dread; terrible; as, a terrific form; a terrific sight

Freebase

  1. Terrific

    Terrific was a weekly British comic published by Odhams Press under the Power Comics imprint. It ran for 43 issues from 15 April 1967 until 3 February 1968, when it was merged with its sister title Fantastic. Terrific was very similar in format to Fantastic, which had started publication two months earlier. The two titles were quite unlike other British comics of the time, consisting mainly of material reprinted from American Marvel Comics. In this respect they can be considered a precursor of the Marvel UK weeklies, such as The Mighty World Of Marvel, that appeared during the 1970s. The Marvel titles which were reprinted in Terrific included The Avengers, the Doctor Strange strips from Strange Tales, and the Sub-Mariner and Giant-Man strips from Tales to Astonish.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'terrific' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4468

How to pronounce terrific?

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How to say terrific in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of terrific in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of terrific in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of terrific in a Sentence

  1. Carole King:

    It feels terrific, all my family and friends brought the Puerto Rican flag.

  2. State John Kerry:

    As a father of two daughters, I’m proud, she’ll make a terrific president.

  3. De Niro:

    She was very powerful and thats what it was, maybe in other scenes, there couldve been some interaction between Frank and her possibly, but thats how it was done. Shes terrific and it resonates.

  4. Heath Shapiro:

    We all knew it was an excellent movie and saw a potential opportunity to do something different with it and sort of went for it, this weekend is a terrific result that exceeded our expectations.

  5. Taylor Force:

    In addition to learning the skills needed to be successful in business, I want to establish life-long connections and friendships with my fellow students from the U.S. and around the globe, also, Vanderbilt already does a terrific job being a part of and giving back to the community ; I would like to help maintain and promote that altruistic culture.

Images & Illustrations of terrific

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Translations for terrific

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  • fantastiskDanish
  • rasant, grandios, irre, fürchterlich, grauenhaft, wahnsinnig, schrecklich, fantastisch, furchtbar, großartig, sagenhaft, grauenvoll, riesig, schreckeinjagend, supertoll, hervorragend, gewaltig, fulminantGerman
  • φοβερός, τρομερός, φανταστικόςGreek
  • estupendoSpanish
  • formidable, fantastiqueFrench
  • hatalmas, fantasztikusHungarian
  • stupendo, eccezionaleItalian
  • wspaniały, świetnyPolish
  • formidável, fantástico, estupendoPortuguese
  • потряса́ющийRussian
  • dehşet, korkunçTurkish
  • khủng khiếpVietnamese
  • 了不起Chinese

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