Examples from the Web for spectacular
Most of them were large birds—hawks, egrets, and even peacocks—for spectacular visual effect as they took flight.The Buddhist Business of Poaching Animals for Good Karma|Brendon Hong|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Today, the train chugs north out of Kanchanaburi over the famous bridge before it hits a spectacular bend in the river.
The Macallan 18 had long being a personal favorite, one of the first spectacular single malts that I ever had the chance to try.A Whisky Connoisseur Remembers That First Sip of The Macallan||December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But perhaps the most spectacular lot in the sale is a silver jug, a birthday present to Churchill from his War Cabinet in 1942.Churchill’s Secret Treasures for Sale: A British PM’s Life on the Auction Block|Tom Teodorczuk|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And why did the Western Powers lose their grip in such a spectacular fashion in the decade following the end of the war?
But his gifts flowered at a spectacular climax of national affairs and won thereby spectacular prominence.The Old Coast Road|Agnes Rothery
Any spectacular irrationality that you may hereafter develop in connection with Miss Westfall, will lead to its disclosure.Diane of the Green Van|Leona Dalrymple
Wagner had abused Meyerbeer for doing what he did himself—writing operas stuffed with spectacular effects.Visionaries|James Huneker
The spirit of emulation thrilled all the thrillable workmen, but the riveters were the spectacular favorites.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes
It is the spectacular which more readily appeals to the Mexican.Mexico|Charles Reginald Enock
British Dictionary definitions for spectacular
Word Origin and History for spectacular
1680s, from Latin spectaculum (see spectacle). As a noun, first attested 1890. Related: Spectacularly.