Synonyms of spectacle


1. spectacle, sight

usage: something or someone seen (especially a notable or unusual sight); "the tragic spectacle of cripples trying to escape"

2. spectacle, display, presentation

usage: an elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale

3. spectacle, blunder, blooper, bloomer, bungle, pratfall, foul-up, fuckup, flub, botch, boner, boo-boo

usage: a blunder that makes you look ridiculous; used in the phrase `make a spectacle of' yourself

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