Definition of 'blockbuster'
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In fact it is an action drama, with a fast-moving plot and as many leading players as a blockbuster film. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The notorious chair helps set the tone in what the museum hopes will be a blockbuster show. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We watch blockbuster movies simply to have something to talk about afterwards. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Which drugs become blockbusters is in many respects a lottery. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She cajoled oligarchs into funding lavish blockbuster exhibitions around the world. Times, Sunday Times (2013)What you get instead is just another blockbuster. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Watch out for the cynical blockbuster movie coming to a cinema near you. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For years they have swallowed up smaller firms to fill their emptying pipelines with new blockbuster drugs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But the appeal of blockbuster drugs is fading. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Blockbuster shows play an important role. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His books are blockbusters but they're also thoughtful and human. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Next month it opens the third of four blockbuster exhibitions on giants of world history about whom most of us know too little. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is more violence in a Hollywood blockbuster than my film. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It needs to find new blockbusters fast, but is having little luck. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The argument runs that without a stream of blockbuster films, business is poor. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And back home things are not always much better, thanks to our blockbuster shows. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The spy is also the hero of 21 blockbuster movies and has been played by six actors. The Sun (2008)It has been quite a year for blockbuster exhibitions of the sort that made London the envy of the creative world. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Will 2006 be another blockbuster year? Times, Sunday Times (2006)This year came another blockbuster. Times, Sunday Times (2013)With a list of blockbusters set for release in the next six months, cinemas expect a strong end to the year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In spite of the scary economics, celebrity books and other blockbusters have made a lot of money for publishers in the past few years. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They will be similar to those needed to watch the recently released blockbuster 3D film Avatar. The Sun (2010)That's the publicity line for this summer's comic book blockbuster. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was the centrepiece of a blockbuster exhibition at the British Museum last year. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'blockbuster'
British English: blockbuster NOUN
A blockbuster is a film or book that is very popular and successful, usually because it is very exciting.
This film was the biggest blockbuster of the summer.
Definition of blockbuster from the Collins English Dictionary
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