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.
Etymology: From + -ar
Amazing or worthy of special notice
The parachutists were spectacular.
Etymology: From + -ar
Related to, or having the character of, a spectacle or entertainment
the merely spectacular
Etymology: 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.
Song lyrics by spectacular -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by spectacular on the Lyrics.com website.
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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
Examples of spectacular in a Sentence
I have often said that I wish I had invented blue jeans: the most spectacular, the most practical, the most relaxed and nonchalant. They have expression, modesty, sex appeal, simplicity - all I hope for in my clothes.
He’s a Great American and a Great Leader, john has also done a spectacular job at Homeland Security. He has been a true star of my Administration.
We salute the five candidatures, which were all excellent and well-known surf destinations, but Tahiti was truly exceptional in offering our athletes, and our sport, spectacular conditions for optimal competitions, for us, Tahiti represents the authenticity of our sport and the ISA's mission to celebrate surfing's unique culture and lifestyle, while also recalling the long history and heritage of our sport from its Polynesian origins.
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.
[ 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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- 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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