|1.||[ adjective ] sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect|
"a dramatic sunset" "a dramatic pause" "a spectacular display of northern lights" "it was a spectacular play" "his striking good looks always created a sensation"
|2.||[ adjective ] of the nature of spectacle or drama|
"spectacular dives from the cliff"
|3.||[ adjective ] having a quality that thrusts itself into attention|
|Synonyms:||prominent outstanding salient striking|
"an outstanding fact of our time" "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book" "salient traits" "a spectacular rise in prices"
|4.||[ noun ] (performing arts) a lavishly produced performance|
"they put on a Christmas spectacular"