Existing in or constructed from fantasy; of or relating to fantasy; fanciful.
‘He told fantastic stories of dragons and goblins.’; ‘His fantastic post-college plans had all collapsed within a year of graduation.’; ‘She had a fantastic view of her own importance that none of her colleagues shared.’;
‘The rock star wore black with outlandish pink and green spiked hair.’;
Not believable; implausible; seemingly only possible in fantasy.
‘The events were so fantastic that only the tabloids were willing to print them.’; ‘She entered the lab and stood gaping for a good ten minutes at the fantastic machinery at work all around her.’;
(archaic) Foreign; alien.
Resembling fantasies in irregularity, caprice, or eccentricity; irregular; grotesque.
Foreign; not native.
‘Him did outlandish women cause to sin.’; ‘Its barley water and its outlandish wines.’;
Wonderful; marvelous; excellent; extraordinarily good or great (used especially as an intensifier).
‘"I had a simply fantastic vacation, and I can't wait to tell you all about it!"’;
Deviating conspicuously from common practice; strange; freakish; bizarre; rude; barbarous; uncouth; clownish; as, an outlandish dress, behavior, or speech; - usually used in a negative sense.
‘Something outlandish, unearthy, or at variance with ordinary fashion.’;
(archaic) A fanciful or whimsical person.
conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual;
‘restaurants of bizarre design--one like a hat, another like a rabbit’; ‘famed for his eccentric spelling’; ‘a freakish combination of styles’; ‘his off-the-wall antics’; ‘the outlandish clothes of teenagers’; ‘outre and affected stage antics’;
Existing only in imagination; fanciful; imaginary; not real; chimerical.
Outlandish is a hip-hop music group based in Denmark. Formed in 1997, it consisted of Isam Bachiri (born in Denmark and of Moroccan background), Waqas Ali Qadri (born in Denmark and of Pakistani background), and Lenny Martinez (born in Honduras and of Cuban and Honduran descent).
Having the nature of a phantom; unreal.
Indulging the vagaries of imagination; whimsical; full of absurd fancies; capricious; as, fantastic minds; a fantastic mistress.
Resembling fantasies in irregularity, caprice, or eccentricity; irregular; oddly shaped; grotesque.
‘There at the foot of yonder nodding beech,That wreathes its old fantastic roots so high.’;
A person given to fantastic dress, manners, etc.; an eccentric person; a fop.
‘Our fantastics, who, having a fine watch, take all ocasions to draw it out to be seen.’;
‘Hamlet's assumed antic disposition’; ‘fantastic Halloween costumes’; ‘a grotesque reflection in the mirror’;
extraordinarily good; used especially as intensifiers;
‘a fantastic trip to the Orient’; ‘the film was fantastic!’; ‘a howling success’; ‘a marvelous collection of rare books’; ‘had a rattling conversation about politics’; ‘a tremendous achievement’;
extravagantly fanciful and unrealistic; foolish;
‘a fantastic idea of his own importance’;
existing in fancy only;
‘fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel’;
exceedingly or unbelievably great;
‘the bomb did fantastic damage’; ‘Samson is supposed to have had fantastic strength’; ‘phenomenal feats of memory’;
The fantastic (French: le fantastique) is a subgenre of literary works characterized by the ambiguous presentation of seemingly supernatural forces. Bulgarian-French structuralist literary critic Tzvetan Todorov originated the concept, characterizing the fantastic as the hesitation of characters and readers when presented with questions about reality.