Blockbuster Definition

blŏkbŭstər
blockbusters
noun
blockbusters
Something, such as a film or book, that sustains widespread popularity and achieves enormous sales.
American Heritage
A large, aerial bomb that can demolish a large area.
Webster's New World
A particularly powerful, forceful, or effective person or thing.
Webster's New World
A real-estate dealer who engages in blockbusting.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
adjective
An exceptional event.
There was a blockbuster trade in baseball today.
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Other Word Forms of Blockbuster

Noun

Singular:
blockbuster
Plural:
blockbusters

Origin of Blockbuster

  • Sense 3, from blockbusting

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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