What does the word spectacular mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Characterized by grand scenic display.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Spectacled.

Usage examples for spectacular

  1. But I pass to less spectacular matters, continuing to discuss principles rather than illustrations. – On the Firing Line in Education by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  2. People of culture and education enjoy a peep at this spectacular drama of the social stage, but their idea of society would be something very different from this. – Modern Society by Julia Ward Howe
  3. It attracted great attention, both on account of the circumstances that preceded it and the events which speedily followed, and threw a light upon it that gave it a spectacular importance. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009