Definición de spectacle en inglés:

spectacle

Saltos de línea: spec|tacle
Pronunciación: /ˈspɛktək(ə)l
 
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sustantivo

1A visually striking performance or display: the acrobatic feats make a good spectacle [mass noun]: the show is pure spectacle
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Heather Taylor and Amy Chu produced and performed in the spectacle.
  • A handful of other artists staged theatrical public spectacles, performances grounded in the sociologies of place and personality.
  • Everywhere amazing spectacles were being performed, as crowds gathered and applauded the snake charmers, coal-walkers, and fire-eaters.
Sinónimos
display, show, performance, presentation, exhibition, pageant, parade, extravaganza
1.1An event or scene regarded in terms of its visual impact: the spectacle of a city’s mass grief
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • But the unseemly scenes provided an entertaining spectacle for those drinking in the evening sun outside the pub.
  • The two of them whooped and hollered some more; their wives sighed at the spectacle and regarded each other with love.
  • It would be an odd spectacle, for two friends of opposite sex parading through the town on horses with no saddle.
Sinónimos
sight, vision, view, scene, prospect, vista, outlook, picture

Origen

Middle English: via Old French from Latin spectaculum 'public show', from spectare, frequentative of specere 'to look'.

Frases

make a spectacle of oneself

Draw attention to oneself by behaving in a ridiculous way in public: she was making a spectacle of herself with her childish outburst
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It could be us falling over and making a spectacle of ourselves in public.
  • I was shy and preferred to not make a spectacle of myself in public places.
  • I would like to try novel-writing, but I don't think I've got the confidence not to make a spectacle of myself.
Sinónimos
exhibition, laughing stock, fool, curiosity

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