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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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. The President and the ambassador:

    I thought this would be an appropriate way of doing it. When you write it out on a piece of paper that' Ambassador Haley will be leaving' and you say nice things, people say,' What's going on ?' when you really think somebody has done a terrific job, I felt this was an appropriate way of doing it.

  2. President Trump:

    If he deserves it, he should. If he has the playing ability, he started off great and then he didnt end up very great in terms of as a player. He was terrific in his rookie year, I think he was very good in his second year, and then something happened. So his playing wasnt up to snuff.

  3. Kevin Demoff:

    When Stan started to imagine what sports and entertainment district at Hollywood Park to be, he wanted to find not only world-class partners, but innovative partners, he wanted to bring someone unique to the table that hadnt been there before, and I think SoFi is a terrific partner because under Anthonys leadership, you can see their vision for financial technology, for changing banking and loans, and really that process of putting the customer first is very similar to what we want to do at the stadium. I think its a unique fit for what we believe will be the greatest stadium in the world.

  4. Jeff Goldstein:

    What a terrific result.

  5. Launy Senee:

    It's just terrific to be a part of what we need to do to keep the place going.

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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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