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fantastic

Pronunciation: /fænˈtæstɪk/

Translation of fantastic in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1 1.1 (wonderful) [colloquial/familiar] [car/person/meal] fantástico, estupendo fantastic! ¡fantástico!, ¡estupendo!
    Example sentences
    • This wonderful daughter, fantastic friend, and excellent pupil had secured a place at a top university.
    • He has a wonderful wife, a fantastic job and two brilliant children.
    • There will also be a raffle for fabulous prizes including a fantastic hamper, so come along and try your luck.
    1.2 (enormous) [salary/reductions] fabuloso, fantástico
    Example sentences
    • Making them also uses a fantastic amount of water, far more than is used washing re-usable ones.
    • It's wonderfully remote, with fantastic cliffs and big white sandy beaches.
    • The great total of e260 was collected on the morning which is a fantastic amount.
  • 2 2.1 (incredible, preposterous) [story/accusation] absurdo, increíble 2.2 (unrealistic) [plan/idea] descabellado 2.3 (bizarre, strange) [clothing/appearance/dream] estrafalario to trip the light fantastic [humorous/humorístico] bailar, mover* el esqueleto or (Mexico/México) el tambo [colloquial/familiar] [humorous/humorístico]
    Example sentences
    • This island hosts a large number of strange-shaped stones and fantastic caves.
    • But even as the light faded, strange and fantastic bird sounds came from every side.
    • Palm trees swayed as the wind combed their leaves into flying crests like strange and fantastic coiffure.
    Example sentences
    • Everything in Ilija's work is unreal and ahistorical, fantastic and imaginative.
    • There are ongoing sightings of sea-monsters and fantastic creatures lurking in the emerald green waters.
    • Most contain fantastic elements, from Lucifer and Jesus to a field of talking cows.

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