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Definition of 'spectacular'

Noun

  1. a lavishly produced performance; "they put on a Christmas spectacular"

Adjective

  1. 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"
       Synonyms: dramatic striking
  2. characteristic of spectacles or drama; "spectacular dives from the cliff"
  3. 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"
       Synonyms: outstanding prominent salient striking


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