HyperDic: blockbuster

English > 2 senses of the word blockbuster:
NOUNartifactblockbustera large bomb used to demolish extensive areas (as a city block)
actblockbuster, megahit, smash hitan unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel)
blockbuster > pronunciation
Soundsblaa'kbah.ster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > blockbuster: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA large bomb used to demolish extensive areas (as a city block).
Broadergeneral-purpose bomb, GP bombA large bomb (500 to 2,000 pounds that is 50% explosive) whose explosion creates a blast and whose metal casing creates some fragmentation effect
Spanishbomba de demolición, revientacuadras
English > blockbuster: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel).
Synonymsmegahit, smash hit
Broaderhit, smash, smasher, strike, bangA conspicuous success
Usage oftrope, figure of speech, figure, imagelanguage used in a figurative or nonliteral sense
Spanishmegahit, taquillazo, taquillera
Catalanmegahit

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