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Meaning of SPECTACULAR

Pronunciation:  spek'takyulur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a lavishly produced performance; "they put on a Christmas spectacular"
  2. [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"
  3. [adj]  of the nature of spectacle or drama; "spectacular dives from the cliff"
  4. [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"
 

SPECTACULAR is a 11 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: conspicuous, dramatic, impressive, obvious, outstanding, prominent, salient, striking
 
 See Also: performance, public presentation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Spec*tac"u*lar\, a.
1. Of or pertaining to a shows; of the nature of a show.
   ``Spectacular sports.'' --G. Hickes.

2. 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.

3. Pertaining to spectacles, or glasses for the eyes.



 

 

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