"-tastic" meaning in English

See -tastic in All languages combined, or Wiktionary

Suffix

Etymology: Reanalysis of fantastic. Etymology templates: {{glossary|Reanalysis}} Reanalysis Head templates: {{head|en|suffix|cat2=|cat3=|head=|id=}} -tastic, {{en-suffix}} -tastic
  1. (slang, sometimes sarcastic) Fantastic; used to form adjectives conveying praise or celebration. Tags: morpheme, sarcastic, slang, sometimes Synonyms: -riffic, -tacular, -licious
    Sense id: en--tastic-en-suffix-loKC1HpI Categories (other): English entries with incorrect language header

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