What does spectacular mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spectacularadjective

    a lavishly produced performance

    "they put on a Christmas spectacular"

  2. dramatic, spectacular, strikingadjective

    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. spectacularadjective

    characteristic of spectacles or drama

    "spectacular dives from the cliff"

  4. outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular, strikingadjective

    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. spectacularnoun

    A spectacular display.

    Etymology: From + -ar

  2. spectacularadjective

    Amazing or worthy of special notice

    The parachutists were spectacular.

    Etymology: From + -ar

  3. spectacularadjective

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

    the merely spectacular

    Etymology: From + -ar

Webster Dictionary

  1. Spectacularadjective

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

  2. Spectacularadjective

    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. Spectacularadjective

    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

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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. Fernando Novas:

    When I saw all the fragmented bones laying on the table, I thought all of them belonged to different dinosaur lineages, that dinosaur is spectacular and bizarre because it combines different features belonging to these three main groups of dinosaurs.

  2. Vladimir Putin:

    We cannot but feel sad that this spectacular football festival, which had given us so many happy moments, vivid impressions and new friends, is almost over, myths and stereotypes have been dispelled.

  3. Monique Schenk:

    Really, when this project’s done, hopefully this year … it’s going to be really spectacular, we’ve preserved and maintained a lot of the elements and those that were deteriorating, we’ve replicated.

  4. Nancy Pelosi:

    The contributions that they( African Americans) have made have been so spectacular to our country, so to see the president demean a great leader like Elijah Cummings, shows his own insecurity and his own lack of understanding about what progress really is.

  5. Leila Cobo:

    [ I ] don't know why the decision was made but I think it's fantastic to showcase two spectacular yet very different performers, while either could have done it alone, why not have two ? I find it a show of power and I actually appreciate that more than one stellar Latin star is performing.

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