blockbuster

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English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • /blŏk'bŭs'tər/

Noun[edit]

blockbuster (plural blockbusters)

  1. A high-explosive bomb used for the purposes of demolishing extensive areas, such as a city block.
  2. Something, such as a film or book, that sustains exceptional and widespread popularity and achieves enormous sales, as opposed to a box office bomb.
  3. A large firecracker type of fireworks; an M-80.

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Adjective[edit]

blockbuster (not comparable)

  1. An exceptional event.
    There was a blockbuster trade in baseball today.

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