fantastique

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From the French

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fantastique (uncountable)

  1. (art, literature) A genre of literature and film that overlaps with science fiction, horror and fantasy; associated chiefly with French literature
    • 1988 January 29, Jonathan Rosenbaum, “Invitation to the Trance”:
      And certainly the film's free-floating fantasy and the blatant transparency of its narrative--its capacity to be seen for the artifice that it is--are a lot closer to fantastique than they are to the more logically circumscribed forms of fancy celebrated in this country.
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fantastique (masculine and feminine, plural fantastiques)

  1. fantastic (related to fantasy or fantasies)

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