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See also: Blockbuster
blockbuster (plural blockbusters)
- A high-explosive bomb used for the purposes of demolishing extensive areas, such as a city block.
- Something, such as a film or book, that sustains exceptional and widespread popularity and achieves enormous sales, as opposed to a box office bomb.
- A large firecracker type of fireworks; an M-80.
film or book, that sustains exceptional and widespread popularity and achieves enormous sales
large firecracker type of fireworks
blockbuster (not comparable)
- An exceptional event.
- There was a blockbuster trade in baseball today.