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Meaning of TERRIFIC

Pronunciation:  tu'rifik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  causing extreme terror; "a terrifying wail"
  2. [adj]  very great or intense; "a terrific noise"; "a terrific thunderstorm storm"; "fought a terrific battle"
  3. [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"

TERRIFIC is a 8 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: alarming, extraordinary, fantastic, howling(a), intense, marvellous, marvelous, rattling(a), terrifying, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ter*rif"ic\, a. [L. terrificus; fr. terrere to
frighten + facere to make. See {Terror}, and {Fact}.]
Causing terror; adapted to excite great fear or dread;
terrible; as, a terrific form; a terrific sight.