a lavishly produced performance
"they put on a Christmas spectacular"
dramatic, spectacular, striking(adj)
sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
"a dramatic sunset"; "a dramatic pause"; "a spectacular display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular play"; "his striking good looks always created a sensation"
characteristic of spectacles or drama
"spectacular dives from the cliff"
outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular, striking(adj)
having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
"an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child"
A spectacular display.
Amazing or worthy of special notice
The parachutists were spectacular.
Related to, or having the character of, a spectacle or entertainment
the merely spectacular
Origin: From + -ar
of or pertaining to a shows; of the nature of a show
adapted to excite wonder and admiration by a display of pomp or of scenic effects; as, a spectacular celebration of some event; a spectacular play
pertaining to spectacles, or glasses for the eyes
"Spectacular" is the opening track to the album Happiness in Magazines by British singer-songwriter Graham Coxon. It was released as the third single from that album in 2004 and peaked at number 32 on the UK Singles Chart.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'spectacular' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4519
Rank popularity for the word 'spectacular' in Adjectives Frequency: #617
The numerical value of spectacular in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of spectacular in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It will really be a spectacular moment.
They are both spectacular, life and death.
The long-term outlook for Swift is spectacular.
If all else fails, immortality can always be assured by spectacular error.
It is a victory for Cuba because it was achieved without conceding basic principles, for Obama, I think it's a spectacular step. ... All countries should change this irrational policy.
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Translations for spectacular
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- espectacularCatalan, Valencian
- 壮観, 壮大, 華華しいJapanese
- spectaculos, spectacular, de spectacolRomanian
- эффектный, увлекательный, захватывающий, зрелищный, яркий, импозантныйRussian
- ngoạn mục, đẹp mắtVietnamese
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