Die Übersetzung von "spectacle" - Englisch-Portugiesisch-Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈspek.tɪ.kl̩/ us

an unusual or unexpected event or situation that attracts attention, interest, or disapproval

It was a strange spectacle to see the two former enemies shaking hands and slapping each other on the back.
We witnessed the extraordinary spectacle of an old lady climbing a tree to rescue her cat.

a public event or show that is exciting to watch; an exciting appearance

The carnival was a magnificent spectacle.
The television show was mere spectacle (= had an exciting appearance, but little value).
spectacles informal specs old-fashioned


a pair of spectacles
steel-rimmed spectacles
spectacle adjective uk /-kl̩/ us

(Die Übersetzung von "spectacle" von Cambridge Englisch-Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)