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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Spectacle (0.00894 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Spectacle.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: spectacle tontonan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: spectacle spectacle n 1: something or someone seen (especially a notable or unusual sight); “the tragic spectacle of cripples trying to escape” 2: an elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale 3: a blunder that makes you look ridiculous; used in the phrase `make a spectacle of' yourself
English → English (gcide) Definition: Spectacle Spectacle \Spec"ta*cle\, n. [F., fr. L. spectaculum, fr. spectare to look at, to behold, v. intens. fr. specere. See Spy.] 1. Something exhibited to view; usually, something presented to view as extraordinary, or as unusual and worthy of special notice; a remarkable or noteworthy sight; a show; a pageant; a gazingstock. [1913 Webster] O, piteous spectacle? O, bloody times! --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A spy-glass; a looking-glass. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Poverty a spectacle is, as thinketh me, Through which he may his very friends see. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 3. pl. An optical instrument consisting of two lenses set in a light frame, and worn to assist sight, to obviate some defect in the organs of vision, or to shield the eyes from bright light. [1913 Webster] 4. pl. Fig.: An aid to the intellectual sight. [1913 Webster] Shakespeare . . . needed not the spectacles of books to read nature. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Syn: Show; sight; exhibition; representation; pageant. [1913 Webster]


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