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spectacle spectacle definition

spectacle


 
  Grep  of  noun  spectacle 
  spectacle 
  spectacled  caiman 
  spectacles 
 
  Overview  of  noun  spectacle 
 
  The  noun  spectacle  has  3  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (8)  spectacle  --  (something  or  someone  seen  (especially  a  notable  or  unusual  sight);  "the  tragic  spectacle  of  cripples  trying  to  escape") 
  2.  (2)  spectacle  --  (an  elaborate  and  remarkable  display  on  a  lavish  scale) 
  3.  spectacle  --  (a  blunder  that  makes  you  look  ridiculous;  used  in  the  phrase  "make  a  spectacle  of"  yourself) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  spectacle 
  spectacled 
 
  Overview  of  noun  spectacle 
 
  The  noun  spectacle  has  3  senses  (first  2  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (8)  spectacle  --  (something  or  someone  seen  (especially  a  notable  or  unusual  sight);  "the  tragic  spectacle  of  cripples  trying  to  escape") 
  2.  (2)  spectacle  --  (an  elaborate  and  remarkable  display  on  a  lavish  scale) 
  3.  spectacle  --  (a  blunder  that  makes  you  look  ridiculous;  used  in  the  phrase  "make  a  spectacle  of"  yourself) 



spectacle definition