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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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Quotes of fantastic

  1. Since Sven Goran Eriksson took over, England have been fantastic – Franz Beckenbauer
  2. I just wanted to get back to playing attacking football after my time in Italy. It was a little difficult at first but the atmosphere and the fans were just fantastic – Dennis Bergkamp
  3. I went to Kerala in India, to learn Ayurveda, which was fantastic – Leslie Caron
  4. I appreciate an audience that reacts to the music, even if they jump on stage and try to beat us up, I think that's a fantastic reaction. I think that they're really hearing something then. – Alice Cooper
  5. The space shuttle has been a fantastic vehicle. It is unlike any other thing that we've ever built. Its capabilities have carried several hundred people into space. – Robert Crippen
  6. The sets were fantastic The Harry Potter sets are brilliant. You do get transported for a second. – Ralph Fiennes
  7. Whether it's Google or Apple or free software, we've got some fantastic competitors and it keeps us on our toes. – Bill Gates
  8. Children can take lessons in that school via the Internet and can score extra points like e. g. in Geography or History. That sounds very promising and is a fantastic basis for future steps. – Anatoly Karpov
  9. You know, every year has been fantastic for me, I'm still here, I'm still alive and it's been fantastic – Graham Nash
  10. I want to paint Montreal as a rather fantastic city, which it was, because nobody knows today what it was like. And I'm one of the last survivors, or rapidly becoming one. – Christopher Plummer
  11. In words, as fashions, the same rule will hold; Alike fantastic if too new, or old: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside. – Alexander Pope
  12. New York is a fantastic city. – Marat Safin
  13. Australians don't have a preconceived notion of what things have to be... we can go on a fantastic journey. – Yahoo Serious
  14. The years I raced in were fantastic There was so much change in the cars. We went from treaded tyres to no wings right through to slicks to enormous wings. – Jackie Stewart
  15. Mick's not good on his own problems, but he's very good at other people's. He's been wonderful over the years. I don't mean I ring him up every week, but he's fantastic – Charlie Watts

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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