Synonyms of terrific in English:


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1‘there was a terrific bang’

tremendous, huge, massive, gigantic, colossal, mighty, great, very great, very big, prodigious, formidable, sizeable, considerable
intense, extreme, extraordinary, excessive, inordinate
informal mega, whopping, whopping great, humongous
British informal whacking, whacking great, ginormous

slight, imperceptible

2‘a terrific game of top-quality football’

excellent, wonderful, marvellous, magnificent, superb, splendid, glorious, sublime, lovely, delightful, first-class, first-rate, outstanding
consummate, perfect
informal super, great, amazing, amazeballs, fantastic, tremendous, phenomenal, sensational, incredible, heavenly, divine, stellar, gorgeous, dreamy, grand, fabulous, fab, fabby, fantabulous, brill, awesome, magic, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, ace, crack, cool, mean, bad, wicked, mega, crucial, mind-blowing, far out, A1, sound, out of this world, marvy, spanking, dope, def, phat
British informal brilliant, brill, smashing, bosting
North American informal peachy, dandy, jim-dandy, neat, badass, boss, radical, rad, boffo, bully, bitching, bodacious, crackerjack
US informal on fleek
Australian, New Zealand informal beaut, bonzer
South African informal kif, lank
informal, dated groovy
British informal, dated capital, champion, wizard, corking, cracking, ripping, spiffing, top-hole, topping, beezer
North American informal, dated swell, keen
vulgar slang shit-hot
archaic goodly

dreadful, awful, horrible

3‘terrific scenes of slaughter and destruction’

dreadful, terrible, appalling, awful, horrific, horrible, horrendous, horrifying, hideous, grim, ghastly, gruesome, frightful, fearful