Fabulous vs. Fantastic

Fabulous vs. Fantastic — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Fabulous and Fantastic

Fabulousadjective

Extremely pleasing or successful

a fabulous vacation.

Fantasticadjective

Based on or existing only in fantasy; unreal

fantastic mythological creatures.the fantastic realms of science fiction.

Fabulousadjective

Astonishing or extraordinary

the fabulous endurance of a marathon runner.

Fantasticadjective

Strange or fanciful in form, conception, or appearance

“The fire assumed fantastic shapes as he watched” (Ward Just).

Fabulousadjective

Of the nature of a fable or myth; legendary.

Fantasticadjective

Unrealistic; irrational

“the early jubilant years of the Restoration with their fantastic hopes of a Golden Age and incorruptible power” (Janet Todd).

Fabulousadjective

Told of or celebrated in fables or legends.

Fantasticadjective

Exceedingly great in size or degree; extravagant

a fantastic sum of money.

Fabulousadjective

Of or relating to fable, myth or legend.

Fantasticadjective

Wonderful or superb; remarkable

a fantastic trip to Europe.

Fabulousadjective

Characteristic of fables; marvelous, extraordinary, incredible.

Fantasticnoun

An eccentric person.

Fabulousadjective

Fictional or not believable; made up.

Fantasticadjective

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.

Fabulousadjective

(obsolete) Known for telling fables or falsehoods; unreliable.

Fantasticadjective

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.

Fabulousadjective

(slang) Very good; outstanding, wonderful.

Fantasticadjective

Resembling fantasies in irregularity, caprice, or eccentricity; irregular; grotesque.

Fabulousadjective

Gay or pertaining to gay people.

Fantasticadjective

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!"

Fabulousadjective

(slang) Camp, effeminate.

Fantasticnoun

(archaic) A fanciful or whimsical person.

Fabulousadjective

(slang) Fashionable, glamorous

Fantasticadjective

ludicrously odd;

Hamlet's assumed antic dispositionfantastic Halloween costumesa grotesque reflection in the mirror

Fabulousadjective

extremely pleasing;

a fabulous vacation

Fantasticadjective

extraordinarily good; used especially as intensifiers;

a fantastic trip to the Orientthe film was fantastic!a howling successa marvelous collection of rare bookshad a rattling conversation about politicsa tremendous achievement

Fabulousadjective

based on or told of in traditional stories; lacking factual basis or historical validity;

mythical centaursthe fabulous unicorn

Fantasticadjective

extravagantly fanciful and unrealistic; foolish;

a fantastic idea of his own importance

Fabulousadjective

barely credible;

the fabulous endurance of a marathon runner

Fantasticadjective

existing in fancy only;

fantastic figures with bulbous heads the circumference of a bushel

Fantasticadjective

exceedingly or unbelievably great;

the bomb did fantastic damageSamson is supposed to have had fantastic strengthphenomenal feats of memory