Meaning of fantastic

fan•tas•tic

Pronunciation: (fan-tas'tik), [key]
— adj.
  1. conceived or appearing as if conceived by an unrestrained imagination; odd and remarkable; bizarre; grotesque: fantastic rock formations; fantastic designs.
  2. fanciful or capricious, as persons or their ideas or actions: We never know what that fantastic creature will say next.
  3. imaginary or groundless in not being based on reality; foolish or irrational: fantastic fears.
  4. extravagantly fanciful; marvelous.
  5. incredibly great or extreme; exorbitant: to spend fantastic sums of money.
  6. highly unrealistic or impractical; outlandish: a fantastic scheme to make a million dollars betting on horse races.
  7. extraordinarily good: a fantastic musical.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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