What does spectacular mean?

Definitions for spectacular
spɛkˈtæk yə lərspec·tac·u·lar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spectacular(adj)

    a lavishly produced performance

    "they put on a Christmas spectacular"

  2. 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"

  3. spectacular(adj)

    characteristic of spectacles or drama

    "spectacular dives from the cliff"

  4. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. spectacular(Noun)

    A spectacular display.

    Etymology: From + -ar

  2. spectacular(Adjective)

    Amazing or worthy of special notice

    The parachutists were spectacular.

    Etymology: From + -ar

  3. spectacular(Adjective)

    Related to, or having the character of, a spectacle or entertainment

    the merely spectacular

    Etymology: From + -ar

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spectacular(adj)

    of or pertaining to a shows; of the nature of a show

  2. Spectacular(adj)

    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

  3. Spectacular(adj)

    pertaining to spectacles, or glasses for the eyes

Freebase

  1. Spectacular

    "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.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spectacular' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4519

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'spectacular' in Adjectives Frequency: #617

How to pronounce spectacular?

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How to say spectacular in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of spectacular in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of spectacular in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of spectacular in a Sentence

  1. Dr John:

    Over the past 50 years there has been a drift, in Stonehenge studies, from science towards mythology. This has been driven partly by constant media demands for new and spectacular stories about the monument.

  2. President Donald Trump:

    We did a spectacular job.

  3. New York:

    Don was finally able to love. I loved him finding enlightenment. It was a spectacular episode.

  4. Emeasoba George:

    You are a unique human who has never been seen or known on earth before. And your uniqueness will never be seen or known again. Yes! as a matter of fact, your fingerprint is peculiar, your acumen is outstanding, your reasoning is spectacular, your grasp is uncommon . In other words, everything about you is unprecedented. Thus, dare to be uniqiue in all you do. -Emeasoba George

  5. Sean Biggerstaff:

    It can be a bit irritating when someone asks me how the new film's coming along when I haven't worked on Harry Potter for two years. Generally speaking, I have no problem with it. Most actors go through their careers without ever being involved in something so spectacular, so I think it would be a bit ignorant of me to object to being associated with it. Harry Potter is an amazing thing. I'm not just being diplomatic here either. I'm still reminded regularly of what a unique experience it was.

Images & Illustrations of spectacular

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