1. very great or intense
- a terrific noise
- a terrific thunderstorm storm
- fought a terrific battle
Similar word(s): intense
2. extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
3. causing extreme terror
- a terrifying wail
Sentences with terrific as an adjective:
- I say! She's a terrific tennis player.
- The car came round the bend at a terrific speed.
- The lightning was followed by a terrific clap of thunder.
- I've got a terrific hangover this morning.
- terrific speed