fantastic Definition

  • 1imaginative or fanciful; remote from reality
  • 2extraordinarily good or attractive
  • 3unbelievable or incredible

Using fantastic: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "fantastic" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The movie was fantastic, with amazing special effects and a great storyline.

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    She has a fantastic voice and always wows the audience.

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    It's fantastic that we were able to finish the project ahead of schedule.

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    The idea of traveling to Mars seems fantastic, but it may become a reality in the future.

fantastic Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for fantastic

Idioms Using fantastic

  • an excellent or impressive performance of a task or duty


    She did a fantastic job organizing the event.

  • used to introduce a surprising or unbelievable fact or statement


    Fantastic as it may seem, he managed to climb Mount Everest without any training.

  • a song, movie, or other work of art that is extremely popular and successful


    The band's latest album was a fantastic hit, selling millions of copies worldwide.

Phrases with fantastic

  • a group of four superheroes in the Marvel Comics universe


    The Fantastic Four are known for their unique powers and teamwork.

  • a journey through the human body, usually in a miniaturized submarine, as portrayed in the 1966 science fiction film of the same name


    The movie 'Fantastic Voyage' takes the audience on a thrilling adventure inside the human body.

  • a literary genre that combines elements of fantasy and magical realism with realistic settings and characters


    The works of Gabriel Garcia Marquez are often cited as examples of fantastic realism.

Origins of fantastic

from Greek 'phantastikos', meaning 'able to create mental images'


Summary: fantastic in Brief

The term 'fantastic' [fan-tas-tik] refers to something imaginative or fanciful, or something extraordinarily good or attractive. It can also mean something unbelievable or incredible, as in 'The idea of traveling to Mars seems fantastic.' The phrase 'fantastic four' refers to a group of superheroes in the Marvel Comics universe, while 'fantastic voyage' describes a journey through the human body. 'A fantastic job' denotes an excellent performance, while 'fantastic as it may seem' introduces a surprising fact or statement.

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