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English noun: blockbuster

1. blockbuster (artifact) a large bomb used to demolish extensive areas (as a city block)


Broader (hypernym)general-purpose bomb, GP bomb

2. blockbuster (act) an unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel)


Synonymsmegahit, smash hit


Broader (hypernym)bang, hit, smash, smasher, strike


Domain usagefigure, figure of speech, image, trope









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