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Meaning of FANTASTIC

Pronunciation:  fan'tastik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  ludicrously odd; "Hamlet's assumed antic disposition"; "fantastic Halloween costumes"; "a grotesque reflection in the mirror"
  2. [adj]  extraordinarily good; 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. [adj]  exceedingly or unbelievably great; "the bomb did fantastic damage"; "Samson is supposed to have had fantastic strength"; "phenomenal feats of memory"
  4. [adj]  existing in fancy only; "fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  5. [adj]  extravagantly fanciful and unrealistic; foolish; "a fantastic idea of his own importance"
 

FANTASTIC is a 9 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: antic, extraordinary, fantastical, grotesque, howling(a), marvellous, marvelous, phenomenal, rattling(a), strange, terrific, tremendous, unreal, unrealistic, unusual, wonderful, wondrous
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Fan*tas"tic\, a. [F. fantastique, fr. Gr. ???????????
    able to represent, fr. ????????? to make visible. See
    {Fancy}.]
    1. Existing only in imagination; fanciful; imaginary; not
       real; chimerical.
    
    2. Having the nature of a phantom; unreal. --Shak.
    
    3. Indulging the vagaries of imagination; whimsical; full of
       absurd fancies; capricious; as, fantastic minds; a
       fantastic mistress.
    
    4. Resembling fantasies in irregularity, caprice, or
       eccentricity; irregular; oddly shaped; grotesque.
    
             There at the foot of yonder nodding beech, That
             wreathes its old fantastic roots so high. --T. Gray.
    
    Syn: Fanciful; imaginative; ideal; visionary; capricious;
         chimerical; whimsical; queer. See {Fanciful}.
    
    
  2. \Fan*tas"tic\, n.
    A person given to fantastic dress, manners, etc.; an
    eccentric person; a fop. --Milton.
    
          Our fantastics, who, having a fine watch, take all
          ocasions to drow it out to be seen.      --Fuller.
    
    
 
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