- 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.
Examples from the Web for fireworks
More clumsily, fireworks stand in for the Big Bang and a potato and peas are invoked to explain relativity.
We sat on the grass, in the hot twilight, watching the fireworks burst in patriotic showers of light over Independence.
“The U.S. celebrates the day it became independent every year with fireworks rather than sorrow,” he said.
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|Tim Teeman|September 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Drones have been used to photograph everything from football games to fireworks displays.
She could not understand, despite his explanations, why these fireworks of dexterity were worth while.The Second Latchkey|Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
The noise was caused by the bamboos, which, as the flames reached them, exploded like fireworks.The Mysterious Island|Jules Verne
Fireworks in the evening; and a public breakfast for the ladies next morning in the Shire Hall.Worcestershire in the Nineteenth Century|T. C. Turberville
Soon the sound of the dynamiting reached us and buildings began to fly in the air like fireworks.Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror|Richard Linthicum
We'd like to see the fireworks this evening, but perhaps we could go to your house and get back again.A Thousand Ways to Please a Husband|Louise Bennett Weaver