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1spectacular

adjective spec·tac·u·lar \spek-ˈta-kyə-lər, spək-\

: causing wonder and admiration : very impressive

Full Definition of SPECTACULAR

:  of, relating to, or being a spectacle :  striking, sensational <a spectacular display of fireworks>
spec·tac·u·lar·ly adverb

Examples of SPECTACULAR

  1. a spectacular play in a football game
  2. The autumn foliage was spectacular.

Origin of SPECTACULAR

Latin spectaculum
First Known Use: 1682

Rhymes with SPECTACULAR

2spectacular

noun

Definition of SPECTACULAR

:  something that is spectacular; especially :  an elaborate film, television, or theatrical production

Examples of SPECTACULAR

  1. <the larger-than-life spectaculars that make Las Vegas attractive to people with little interest in gambling>

First Known Use of SPECTACULAR

1873

Rhymes with SPECTACULAR

SPECTACULAR Defined for Kids

spectacular

adjective spec·tac·u·lar \spek-ˈta-kyə-lər\

Definition of SPECTACULAR for Kids

:  striking, showy <a spectacular sunset>

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