May 20, 2017
Learner's Word of the Day
spectacular /spɛkˈtækjəlɚ/ adjective
spectacular
/spɛkˈtækjəlɚ/
adjective
A spectacular light show
A spectacular light show
Learner's definition of SPECTACULAR

[more spectacular; most spectacular]

: causing wonder and admiration : very impressive

  • a spectacular sunset

  • a spectacular play in a football game

  • The stock market has made a spectacular [=sensational] recovery.

— spectacularly adverb

  • He played spectacularly.

  • a spectacularly successful novel

  • The new system failed spectacularly. [=it was a complete failure]

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