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Adjective: fantastic  fan'tas-tik
  1. Extraordinarily good or great; used especially as an intensifier
    "a fantastic trip to the Orient"; "the film was fantastic!";
    - grand, howling, marvelous [US], marvellous [Brit, Cdn], rattling, terrific, tremendous, wonderful, wondrous, magnificent, heavenly
     
  2. Ludicrously odd
    "fantastic Halloween costumes";
    - antic [archaic], fantastical, grotesque
     
  3. Fanciful and unrealistic; foolish
    "a fantastic idea of his own importance";
    - wild
     
  4. Existing in fancy only
    "fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel";
    - fantastical
     
  5. Extravagantly fanciful in design, construction, appearance
    "Gaudi's fantastic architecture"

See also: extraordinary, fancy, strange, unreal, unrealistic, unusual

Encyclopedia: Fantastic