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fantastic
American English: /fænˈtæstɪk/
British English: /fanˈtastɪk/

Translation of fantastic in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 1.1 (wonderful) [colloquial]
    (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]
    bailar
    mover el esqueleto or (Mexico) el tambo [colloquial] [humorous]
    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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