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

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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. Australian Scott:

    I also know from speaking to Jordan, and reading his comments after winning in Sydney last year, he appreciates the history of the The Australian Open, that 63 was spectacular and in my view it was probably the best final round of golf I saw anywhere last year.

  2. Dr Jones:

    The Wars of the Roses are whatGames of Thronesis based on, and this is the Wars of the Roses laid out across a 5-metre, visually spectacular document, it features contributions from both the key players in the Wars of the Roses — it was originally drawn up by the Lancastrian side in the conflict but it fell into Yorkist hands and they rewrote part of it.

  3. Dieter Zetsche:

    Even if autonomous cars are 10 times safer than those driven by humans, it takes one spectacular incident to make it much harder to win widespread acceptance.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Overall, it's going to be a tremendous incentive to grow the economy and we're going to take in the same or more money. And I think we're going to have something that's going to be spectacular, we're going to grow the economy so much.

  5. Abigail Cervantes:

    On December 21, new high-resolution cameras were installed. That's why it looked more spectacular.

Images & Illustrations of spectacular

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