Definition of “fantastic” - 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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