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Adjective: spectacular  spek'ta-kyu-lu(r)
  1. Sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
    "a spectacular display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular play";
    - dramatic, striking
  2. Characteristic of spectacles or drama
    "spectacular dives from the cliff"
  3. Having a quality that thrusts itself into attention
    "a spectacular rise in prices";
    - outstanding, prominent, salient, striking
Noun: spectacular  spek'ta-kyu-lu(r)
  1. A lavishly produced performance
    "they put on a Christmas spectacular"

Derived forms: spectaculars

See also: conspicuous, dramatic, impressive

Type of: performance, public presentation

Encyclopedia: Spectacular