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Noun: blockbuster  'blók,bús-tu(r)
  1. An unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie, play, recording or novel)
    - megahit, smash hit
     
  2. A large bomb used to demolish extensive areas (as a city block)

Derived forms: blockbusters

Type of: bang, general-purpose bomb, GP bomb, hit, sizzler, smash, smasher, strike

Encyclopedia: Blockbuster