adj (infml 口)
1 very great; extreme 很大的; 极端的
*a terrific storm 狂风暴雨 *driving at a terrific speed 以极高的速度驾驶.
2 excellent; wonderful 极好的; 了不起的
*doing a terrific job 干得很棒
* The view was terrific. 景色美极了.
1600-1700; Language: Latin;Origin:
, from terrere; TERRIBLE
very good, especially in a way that makes you feel happy and excited
= great That's a terrific idea! The actress who played the lawyer was terrific.
very large in size or degree a terrific bang He drank a terrific amount of beer.
1. A terrific earthquake broke out. 可怕的地震发生了。
2. A terrific earthquake shook Japan. 可怕的地震震撼了日本。
3. Somebody called the police and there was a terrific row. 有人去喊来了警察，接着是一阵激烈的争吵。