Definitions For Spectacle


  • (plural) optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision
  • A blunder that makes you look ridiculous; used in the phrase make a spectacle of' yourself
  • An elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale
  • Something or someone seen (especially a notable or unusual sight)
  • A very impressive show
  • Something that attracts attention because it is very unusual or very shocking
  • A pair of lenses set into a frame and worn over the eyes

Is Spectacles a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Spectacle is worth 16 points in Scrabble and 20 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Spectacle in a Sentence

  • He peered through his spectacles.
  • The multimedia spectacles that have become established parts of the opening and closing ceremonies for the Olympic Games

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