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. President Trump:

    After the border is secure and after everything gets normalized, we’re going to make a determination on the people that they’re talking about — who are terrific people, they’re terrific people, but we are going make a determination at that. But before we make that determination .?.?. it’s very important, we are going to secure our border.

  2. Michael Schulte:

    Terrific action by the kids, they dont look away, but act. Many adults could learn from the childrens example.

  3. Larry Hogan:

    The place looked terrific, it's just devastating because people have their lives tied up in this and went through a heck of a lot and came back and now they're starting all over again.

  4. Donald Trump:

    The RNC has been absolutely terrific over the last two month period and as you know, that's what I've wanted, i don't want to be treated any differently.

  5. 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.

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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