superspectacle

noun
su·​per·​spec·​ta·​cle | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈspek-ti-kəl How to pronounce superspectacle (audio) also -ˌti-kəl \
plural superspectacles

Definition of superspectacle

: an extraordinarily large or impressive spectacle or display … an incisive analytical history of the modern Olympic Games, tracing their birth from the fevered minds of European aristocrats through the bloated made-for-TV superspectacle that it is today.— Lucas Iberico Lozada

First Known Use of superspectacle

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Superspectacle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superspectacle. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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