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terrific

Pronunciation: /təˈrɪfɪk/

Translation of terrific in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (great) [colloquial/familiar] [crash/size/speed] tremendo, increíble; [bore/argument] espantoso
    Example sentences
    • The same goes for De Niro, who plays his part with such terrific intensity.
    • There has always been a terrific amount of keeping up with the Joneses.
    • In the final the large crowd was enthralled by a game of intense skill and terrific excitement.
    1.2 (very good) [colloquial/familiar] [party/cook/actor] estupendo, genial [colloquial/familiar], de miedo [colloquial/familiar]; [idea/news/car] estupendo, bárbaro [colloquial/familiar], fantástico [colloquial/familiar] the kids had a terrific time at the zoo los niños lo pasaron fenomenal or (in Spain also/en España también) pipa en el zoo [colloquial/familiar] he's really terrific es un tipo genial or (in Spain also/en España también) super majo [colloquial/familiar] (that's) terrific! ¡genial! [colloquial/familiar], ¡fenomenal! [colloquial/familiar], ¡chévere! (Latin America except Southern Cone/América Latina excepto Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar] (oh) terrific! [ironic] ¡(pues) qué bien! [irónico]
    Example sentences
    • He is an excellent tackler with terrific instincts and the speed to chase down plays.
    • It sounded like a terrific idea, but somehow got extremely muddled along the way.
    • In the south of France a wonderful woman supervises another terrific restaurant, the Hostellerie Jerome in La Turbie.
    1.3 (frightening) [literary/literario] aterrador

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