Associations to the word «Blockbuster»


BLOCKBUSTER, noun. A high-explosive bomb used for the purposes of demolishing extensive areas, such as a city block.
BLOCKBUSTER, noun. Something, such as a film or book, that sustains exceptional and widespread popularity and achieves enormous sales, as opposed to a box office bomb.
BLOCKBUSTER, noun. A large firecracker type of fireworks; an M-80.
BLOCKBUSTER, adjective. An exceptional event.
BLOCKBUSTER DRUG, noun. (US) (informal) A pharmaceutical product that generates more than a billion dollars of revenue for its owner each year.

Dictionary definition

BLOCKBUSTER, noun. A large bomb used to demolish extensive areas (as a city block).
BLOCKBUSTER, noun. An unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel).

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