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See also: fantástico and fantasticò

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian fantastico (fantastic), from Late Latin phantasticus (imaginary)

AdjectiveEdit

fantastico (comparative more fantastico, superlative most fantastico)

  1. (informal, humorous) fantastic

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fanˈtas.ti.ko/
  • Hyphenation: fan‧tà‧sti‧co

Etymology 1Edit

From Late Latin phantasticus (imaginary), from Ancient Greek φανταστικός (phantastikós).

AdjectiveEdit

fantastico (feminine singular fantastica, masculine plural fantastici, feminine plural fantastiche)

  1. fantastic (of or pertaining to fantasy)
  2. fabulous, imaginary, imaginative, fantastic
  3. (hyperbolic) fantastic, wonderful, great, terrific
  4. (of people) eccentric, outlandish
  5. (heraldry) A monster having body parts of different animals.
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Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

fantastico

  1. first-person singular present indicative of fantasticare

ReferencesEdit

  • fantastico in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana