What does terrific mean?

Definitions for terrific
təˈrɪf ɪkter·rif·ic

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. terrificadjective

    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, wondrousadjective

    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, terrifyingadjective

    causing extreme terror

    "a terrifying wail"

Wiktionary

  1. terrificadjective

    Frighteningly good.

    I say! She's a terrific tennis player.

  2. terrificadjective

    Astounding or awesome.

    The car came round the bend at a terrific speed.

  3. terrificadjective

    Terrifying; causing terror

    The lightning was followed by a terrific clap of thunder.

  4. terrificadjective

    Frightful or very unpleasant.

    I've got a terrific hangover this morning.

  5. terrificadjective

    Extraordinarily great or intense.

    terrific speed

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Terrificadjective

    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

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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. Gilead CEO Daniel O'Day:

    The collaboration with the FDA and with Commissioner( Dr. Stephen) Hahn and the team has been terrific, and I expect that they are going to act very quickly.

  2. Michael Woods:

    Marlon James fictional retelling of the 1976 attempted murder of Bob Marley. Marlon James, 44, who now lives in Minneapolis and teaches at Macalester College, is the first Jamaican author to win the prize in the British award's 47 years. It's also the first for Marlon James publisher, Oneworld Publications. ' It is a crime novel that moves beyond the world of crime and takes us deep into a recent history we know far too little about. It moves at a terrific pace and will come to be seen as a classic of our times.

  3. The CEO:

    So far, they've been a terrific board member.

  4. Todd Pletcher:

    Brad has done a terrific job of building a really, really strong stable.

  5. James Gavin:

    I hope the reader empathizes with George’s struggle, … It’s hard for people to feel sympathy toward a star with such wealth and acclaim. And yet, what drove George to achieve all of this success was his brokenness inside. He had the talent to get him there. He was a big-hearted, generous, beautifully well-mannered terrific guy. But he was also a wounded kid inside… Despite all the pain he endured, his music made such a difference in people’s lives. It made them feel good. It made them happy. His name still brings people joy. There’s just something about him that still touches people’s hearts.

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Translations for terrific

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  • fantastiskDanish
  • grandios, fulminant, gewaltig, hervorragend, supertoll, schreckeinjagend, riesig, grauenvoll, sagenhaft, großartig, rasant, furchtbar, irre, fantastisch, schrecklich, fürchterlich, wahnsinnig, grauenhaftGerman
  • φοβερός, τρομερός, φανταστικόςGreek
  • estupendoSpanish
  • formidable, fantastiqueFrench
  • fantasztikus, hatalmasHungarian
  • eccezionale, stupendoItalian
  • מְצוּיָןHebrew
  • wspaniały, świetnyPolish
  • fantástico, estupendo, formidávelPortuguese
  • потряса́ющийRussian
  • dehşet, korkunçTurkish
  • khủng khiếpVietnamese
  • 了不起Chinese

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