superspectacle

noun

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

Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superspectacle was in 1915

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Cite this Entry

“Superspectacle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superspectacle. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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