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Meaning of “fantastic” in the English Dictionary

"fantastic" in British English

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fantasticadjective

uk   /fænˈtæs.tɪk/  us   /fænˈtæs.tɪk/
  • fantastic adjective (GOOD)

A2 informal extremely good: You look fantastic in that dress. We had a fantastic time. They won the tournament? How fantastic!

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  • fantastic adjective (NOT REAL)

(also fantastical, uk   /-tɪ.kəl/ us   ) strange and imaginary, or not reasonable: He drew fantastic animals with two heads and large wings. fantastical tales (= about imaginary things)
very unusual, strange, or unexpected: It seemed fantastic that they still remembered her 50 years later.
fantastically
adverb uk   /fænˈtæs.tɪ.kəl.i/  us   /fænˈtæs.tɪ.kəl.i/
B2 They're fantastically rich. They're doing fantastically well.
(Definition of fantastic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fantastic" in American English

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fantasticadjective

 us   /fænˈtæs·tɪk/
  • fantastic adjective (GOOD)

very good: You look fantastic in that outfit.
  • fantastic adjective (NOT REAL)

strange and imaginary: He drew fantastic animals with two heads and large wings.
  • fantastic adjective (LARGE)

(of an amount) very large: a fantastic sum of money
(Definition of fantastic from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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