Spanish word for Great

The Spanish word for the “great” is “grande”.  Other meanings are “mayor”, “fantástico”, “excelente” or “sensacional”.

How to pronounce “fantástico” in Spanish:

Sounds like – fan-tahs’-te-co -or- fan-tahs’-te-cah
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Translation for great in Spanish

fantástico = great in Spanish

Creative Commons License photo credit: Phillip Grondin

Practice the Spanish translation for “great” using these sentences:

Example 1:
He is in great shape.

Él está en excelente forma.

Example 2:
We had a great time at the party.

La pasamos sensacional en la fiesta.

Example 3:
He was a great writer.

El fue un gran escritor.

Example 4:
-How was the party?  -Great!

-¿Cómo estuvo la fiesta? -¡Fantástica!

Example 5:
Number 5 is greater than number 4.

El número 5 es mayor que el número 4.

There are many words used for “great”. Do you know any other?

  • David Corcoran

    if you find something to be really great…you can say fabuloso in Spanish

  • David Corcoran

    if you find something to be really great…you can say fabuloso in Spanish

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