- 1.1 (great) [colloquial/familiar] [crash/size/speed] tremendo, increíble; [bore/argument] espantosoMore example sentences1.2 (very good) [colloquial/familiar] [party/cook/actor] estupendo, genial [familiar/colloquial], de miedo [familiar/colloquial]; [idea/news/car] estupendo, bárbaro [familiar/colloquial], fantástico [familiar/colloquial] the kids had a terrific time at the zoo los niños lo pasaron fenomenal or (Esp tb) pipa en el zoo [familiar/colloquial] he's really terrific es un tipo genial or (Esp tb) super majo [familiar/colloquial] (that's) terrific! ¡genial! [familiar/colloquial], ¡fenomenal! [familiar/colloquial], ¡chévere! (AmL exc CS) [familiar/colloquial] (oh) terrific! [iro] ¡(pues) qué bien! [irónico/ironical]
More example sentences1.3 (frightening) [literario/literary] aterrador
- 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.
- 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.
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