Spectacle



noun
1.
anything presented to the sight or view, especially something of a striking or impressive kind:
The stars make a fine spectacle tonight.
2.
a public show or display, especially on a large scale:
The coronation was a lavish spectacle.
3.
spectacles, eyeglasses, especially with pieces passing over or around the ears for holding them in place.
4.
Often, spectacles.

something resembling spectacles in shape or function.
any of various devices suggesting spectacles, as one attached to a semaphore to display lights or different colors by colored glass.

5.
Obsolete. a spyglass.
Idioms
6.
make a spectacle of oneself, to call attention to one’s unseemly behavior; behave foolishly or badly in public:
They tell me I made a spectacle of myself at the party last night.
noun
1.
a public display or performance, esp a showy or ceremonial one
2.
a thing or person seen, esp an unusual or ridiculous one: he makes a spectacle of himself
3.
a strange or interesting object or phenomenon
4.
(modifier) of or relating to spectacles: a spectacle case

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