Meaning of blockbuster
Pronunciation: (blok'bus"tur), [key]
- an aerial bomb containing high explosives and weighing from four to eight tons, used as a large-scale demolition bomb.
- a motion picture, novel, etc., esp. one lavishly produced, that has or is expected to have wide popular appeal or financial success.
- something or someone that is forcefully or overwhelmingly impressive, effective, or influential: The campaign was a blockbuster.
- a real-estate speculator who practices blockbusting.
- blockbuster (Thesaurus)