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Meaning of “fantastic” in the English Dictionary

"fantastic" in British English

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fantasticadjective

uk   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 ​largewings. fantastical ​tales (= about ​imaginary things) very ​unusual, ​strange, or ​unexpected: It seemed fantastic that they still ​remembered her 50 ​yearslater.
fantastically
adverb uk   us   /-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 ​largewings.
  • 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)
Translations of “fantastic”
in Arabic رائع…
in Korean 환상적으로 좋은…
in Portuguese fantástico…
in Catalan fantàstic…
in Japanese すばらしい…
in Chinese (Simplified) 好的, 极好的…
in Turkish harika, şahane, çok fazla…
in Russian потрясающий, изумительный, невообразимый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 好的, 極好的…
in Italian fantastico…
in Polish fantastyczny, niewiarygodny…
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