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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel); A large bomb used to demolish extensive areas.

Usage examples (35)
  • I'm sure it will be a huge blockbuster.
  • The term blockbuster was first coined during World War II to describe bombs that would blow up buildings.
  • Chris Anderson: “The era of the blockbuster is so over.”
  • Beside a good old fashionned blockbuster is good once in a while ... for more
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