- a pyrotechnic display.
- a display of violent temper or fierce activity.
- any spectacular display, especially of wit or of a technical feat by a musician or dancer.
Origin of firework
Related Words for fireworkssparklers
Examples from the Web for fireworks
Contemporary Examples of fireworks
More clumsily, fireworks stand in for the Big Bang and a potato and peas are invoked to explain relativity.Why Can’t Movies Capture Genius?
December 14, 2014
We sat on the grass, in the hot twilight, watching the fireworks burst in patriotic showers of light over Independence.Those Kansas City Blues: A Family History
October 24, 2014
“The U.S. celebrates the day it became independent every year with fireworks rather than sorrow,” he said.Scots Must Choose Heart or Head
September 18, 2014
I remember my father leaving our July 4th fireworks party to go to Rome where my grandfather died.Vogue Photographer Erwin Blumenfeld: Secrets of a Fashion Legend
September 14, 2014
Drones have been used to photograph everything from football games to fireworks displays.Soon We’ll Be Watching Whales By Drone
August 25, 2014
Historical Examples of fireworks
The Fireworks Music was scored for fifty-six wind instruments.Handel
Edward J. Dent
Well, then, le's have Fourth o' July fireworks next Sunday mornin'!Tiverton Tales
Did you know you are to drive me into town in the phaeton for the fireworks?The Gentleman From Indiana
These dismal shells, when they burst in the air, were like the fireworks at a fte.My Double Life
Nevertheless, this colossal hospitality--apart from the fireworks--cost us nothing at all.Freeland