- 1Beautiful in a dramatic and eye-catching way: spectacular mountain sceneryMore example sentences
- Madeira may have a sedate image but it does have dramatic scenery and spectacular blooms.
- The exhibits are quite spectacular and displayed beautifully in the purpose-built museum.
- The whole back wall is full of colour which is very spectacular and very beautiful.
- 1.1Strikingly large or obvious: the party suffered a spectacular loss in the electionMore example sentences
- Meat prices are also to blame for his spectacular losses.
- Defeat in Germany was accompanied by spectacular losses overseas.
- I had never in my life seen such a spectacular crowd so obviously dedicated to their team.
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- An event such as a pageant or musical, produced on a large scale and with striking effects.More example sentences
- The 1930s became the classic decade of Imperial spectaculars.
- Level 4 is for special exhibitions, and for the launch it holds an anthology of contemporary art spectaculars.
- Most have had a pretty miserable December so far, with one day spectaculars and discount weekends a familiar sight.
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- The number of companies and the capital they controlled grew spectacularly almost everywhere except in Western Europe.
- This stupendous sum has failed spectacularly to improve the lot of its intended beneficiaries.
- In the US, congressional oversight has just failed spectacularly to provide solutions.
late 17th century: from spectacle, on the pattern of words such as oracular.