spectacular[spek tak′yə lər]
- The definition of spectacular is something noticeable or dramatic, especially when something is notable because it is so beautiful.
An example of something that would be described as spectacular is a large, gorgeous and eye-catching diamond ring.
- of or like a spectacle, or show
- unusual to a striking degree; characterized by a great display, as of daring
Origin of spectacular; from Classical Latin spectaculum (see spectacle) + -ar
(comparative more spectacular, superlative most spectacular)
- A spectacular display.
From Latin spectaculum (“a sight, show") + -ar