[fan-tas-tik] /fænˈtæs tɪk/
conceived or appearing as if conceived by an unrestrained imagination; odd and remarkable; bizarre; grotesque:
fantastic rock formations; fantastic designs.
fanciful or capricious, as persons or their ideas or actions:
We never know what that fantastic creature will say next.
imaginary or groundless in not being based on reality; foolish or irrational:
extravagantly fanciful; marvelous.
incredibly great or extreme; exorbitant:
to spend fantastic sums of money.
highly unrealistic or impractical; outlandish:
a fantastic scheme to make a million dollars betting on horse races.
Informal. extraordinarily good:
a fantastic musical.
in a fantastic manner
(informal) (intensifier): it’s fantastically cheap
strange, weird, or fanciful in appearance, conception, etc
created in the mind; illusory
extravagantly fanciful; unrealistic: fantastic plans
incredible or preposterous; absurd: a fantastic verdict
(informal) very large or extreme; great: a fantastic fortune, he suffered fantastic pain
(informal) very good; excellent
of, given to, or characterized by fantasy
not constant; capricious; fitful: given to fantastic moods
(archaic) a person who dresses or behaves eccentrically
late 14c., “existing only in imagination,” from Middle French fantastique (14c.), from Medieval Latin fantasticus, from Late Latin phantasticus “imaginary,” from Greek phantastikos “able to imagine,” from phantazein “make visible” (middle voice phantazesthai “picture to oneself”); see phantasm. Trivial sense of “wonderful, marvelous” recorded by 1938.
[fan-tas-ti-keyt] /fænˈtæs tɪˌkeɪt/ verb (used with object), fantasticated, fantasticating. 1. to make or render .
[fan-tas-ti-koh] /fænˈtæs tɪˌkoʊ/ Informal. interjection 1. fantastic. noun, plural fantasticoes. 2. a very bizarre person.
[fan-tuh-see, -zee] /ˈfæn tə si, -zi/ noun, plural fantasies. 1. imagination, especially when extravagant and unrestrained. 2. the forming of mental images, especially wondrous or strange fancies; imaginative conceptualizing. 3. a mental image, especially when unreal or ; vision: a nightmare fantasy. 4. Psychology. an imagined or conjured up sequence fulfilling a psychological need; daydream. […]
- Fantasy baseball
noun a baseball competition with imaginary teams which the participants own, manage, and coach and with the games based on statistics generated by actual players or teams of a professional sport Usage Note sport