Spectacular meaning

spĕk-tăkyə-lər
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Of or like a spectacle, or show.
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Amazing or worthy of special notice.

The parachutists were spectacular.

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An elaborate show or display.
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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.

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Of the nature of a spectacle; impressive or sensational.
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Relating to spectacles, or glasses for the eyes.
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Something that is spectacular, as an elaborate show or display.
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Unusual to a striking degree; characterized by a great display, as of daring.
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(dated) Related to, or having the character of, a spectacle or entertainment.

The merely spectacular.

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A spectacular display.
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Origin of spectacular

  • From Latin spectaculum (“a sight, show") + -ar

    From Wiktionary