spectacular: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (spek-tak'yu-lur), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or like a spectacle; marked by or given to an impressive, large-scale display.
  2. dramatically daring or thrilling: a spectacular dive from a cliff.
  1. a single television production featuring well-known performers and characterized by elaborate sets, costumes, staging, etc. Cf.(def. 13).
  2. an impressive, large-scale display: another Hollywood spectacular.
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