[ adjective ] ludicrously odd
"Hamlet's assumed antic disposition" "fantastic Halloween costumes" "a grotesque reflection in the mirror"
Used in print(Vina Delmar, The Big Family....)
It was fantastic to turn from the seven men in shackles to the wardroom , where a class of apprentices awaited him .
[ adjective ] 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"
Used in print(The Christian Science Monitor,...)
The crowd staged its own mad scene in salvos of cheers and applause and finally a standing_ovation as Miss_Sutherland took curtain_call after curtain_call following a fantastic `` Mad_Scene '' created on_her_own and with the help of the composer and the other performers .
[ adjective ] extravagantly fanciful and unrealistic; foolish
"a fantastic idea of his own importance"
Used in print(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)
Dreams that display events of the future with photographic detail call_for a theory explaining their basic mystery and all its components , including that weird feeling of deja_vu , inevitably fantastic though that theory must seem .
Which theory is more fantastic : 1 .
[ adjective ] existing in fancy only
"fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel"- Nathaniel Hawthorne
Used in print(Charles Wharton Stork, "Verner von Heidenstam"...)
His next major work , completed in 1892 , was a long fantastic epic in prose , entitled Hans_Alienus , which Professor_Bo ^ o ^ k describes as a monument on the grave of his carefree and indolent youth .