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PronunciationEdit

  • /blŏk'bŭs'tər/

EtymologyEdit

block +‎ buster

NounEdit

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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AdjectiveEdit

blockbuster (not comparable)

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

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NounEdit

blockbuster m (plural blockbusters)

  1. blockbuster (film)

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NounEdit

blockbuster m (plural blockbusters)

  1. blockbuster (film)