HyperDic: spectacular

English > 4 senses of the word spectacular:
ADJECTIVEallspectacular, dramatic, strikingsensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
allspectacularcharacteristic of spectacles or drama / drama
allspectacular, outstanding, prominent, salient, strikinghaving a quality that thrusts itself into attention
NOUNcommunicationspectaculara lavishly produced performance
spectacular > pronunciation
Soundsspehktae'kyahler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > spectacular: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsensational in appearance or thrilling in effect.
Examples
  • "a spectacular display of northern lights"
  • "it was a spectacular play"
Synonymsdramatic, striking
Broaderimpressivemaking a strong or vivid impression
Spanishasombroso, dramático, espectacular, impresionante
Catalandramàtic, espectacular, impressionant
Adverbsspectacularlyin a spectacular manner
English > spectacular: 4 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacteristic of spectacles or drama / drama.
Example"spectacular dives from the cliff"
BroaderdramaticSuitable to or characteristic of drama / drama
Spanishespectacular, impresionante, sobrecogedor
Catalanespectacular
Nounsspectaclean elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale
English > spectacular: 4 senses > adjective 3
MeaningHaving a quality that thrusts itself into attention.
Example "a spectacular rise in prices"
Synonymsoutstanding, prominent, salient, striking
Broaderconspicuousobvious to the eye or mind
Spanishconspicuo, destacado, espectacular, prominente, saliente, sorprendente
Catalandestacat, espectacular, prominent, sorprenent
Nounsspectaclesomething or someone seen / seen / seen (especially a notable or unusual sight / sight)
English > spectacular: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA lavishly produced performance.
Example"they put on a Christmas spectacular"
Broaderperformance, public presentationA dramatic or musical entertainment
Spanishsuperproducción
Catalansuperproducció

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