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Definitions of fantastic

  1. ludicrously odd; " Hamlet's assumed antic disposition"; " fantastic Halloween costumes"; " a grotesque reflection in the mirror"
  2. extravagantly fanciful and unrealistic; foolish; " a fantastic idea of his own importance"
  3. 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"
  4. exceedingly or unbelievably great; " the bomb did fantastic damage"; " Samson is supposed to have had fantastic strength"; " phenomenal feats of memory"
  5. existing in fancy only; " fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
  6. Existing only in imagination; fanciful; imaginary; not real; chimerical.
  7. Having the nature of a phantom; unreal.
  8. Indulging the vagaries of imagination; whimsical; full of absurd fancies; capricious; as, fantastic minds; a fantastic mistress.
  9. Resembling fantasies in irregularity, caprice, or eccentricity; irregular; oddly shaped; grotesque.
  10. A person given to fantastic dress, manners, etc.; an eccentric person; a fop.
  11. Fantastically.
  12. Odd; whimsical; unreal; grotesque.
  13. Fanciful; extravagant; capricious.
  14. Odd; grotesque; capricious; whimsical.
  15. Fanciful; illusory, fantastical.
  16. Produced or existing only in the imagination or fancy; not real; having the nature of a phantom; apparent only; whimsical; capricious; odd; groteaque.
  17. A whimsical person; a fop.
  18. Imaginary; fanciful; unreal; full of absurd fancies; capricious.
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Usage examples for fantastic

  1. A fantastic thought followed. – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  2. The one, fantastic, light as air, 'Mid kisses ringing, And joyous singing, Forgets to say her morning prayer! – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  3. I am not disturbed by hearing that I am wandering in a fantastic shape in the darkness of the pit or in the daylight above, for I am not the one that history treats of. – The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  4. It was all so stately fantastic, Its old wind hardly would stir: Young Spring, when she merrily entered, Must feel it no place for her! – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  5. It is doubtful whether any violinist ever lived concerning whom more fantastic stories were told. – Famous Violinists of To-day and Yesterday by Henry C. Lahee
  6. In the first place he was playing with another person's money for a fantastic stake, a girl's honour and happiness. – The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol by William J. Locke
  7. You can picture to yourself what a unique and fantastic sight this must have been! – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  8. Marvelous and fantastic it seemed to Winny at first sight. –  by
  9. The captives having been brought out into an open space, bound hand and foot, the Indians threw off their usual garments, and dressed themselves in the most fantastic manner. – In the Rocky Mountains by W. H. G. Kingston
  10. What a fantastic sight, my children! – Letters from my Windmill by Alphonse Daudet
  11. There are a great many " Thomases" among us, and as one of the number I shall be glad if I can help my " Brother Tommies" to get a grip of the why and wherefore of the things which appear at first sight so fantastic and improbable. – The Law and the Word by Thomas Troward
  12. It seemed like a dream; horrid, fantastic, wonderfully sweet. – A Maid of the Silver Sea by John Oxenham
  13. But other thoughts came, and he began to suffer keenly, afraid of fantastic perils that tossed before him in his silent hours. – The Salamander by Owen Johnson
  14. Dimly, through the gathering dusk, he caught a view of it, which was little more than an impression; silver grey and quiet with the peace which the centuries can bring, it seemed to him, with its fantastic towers, and imperfectly visible outline, like a palace of dreams rather than a dwelling house, however magnificent, of material stone and brick. –  by
  15. He could scarcely realise that this was not all some fantastic dream. – A Desperate Voyage by Edward Frederick Knight
  16. There was a wolf- gaunt, gray, fantastic in the moonlight- rolling on my clothes; regardless of the human eyes on him and within ten feet of the house. – The La Chance Mine Mystery by Susan Carleton Jones
  17. The light played a curious trick with his forehead, throwing part of it into fantastic shadows. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  18. She really has admirable taste, although her choice in names may be a little fantastic. – The Flamp, The Ameliorator, and The Schoolboy's Apprentice by E. V. Lucas
  19. This lie is so wildly fantastic that they will not even take the trouble to deny it. – The Bullitt Mission to Russia by William C. Bullitt
  20. They were most fantastic in shape, and some fifty or sixty in number. – Louis Agassiz: His Life and Correspondence by Louis Agassiz
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