1. [ adjective ] suitable to or characteristic of drama

"a dramatic entrance in a swirling cape" "a dramatic rescue at sea"

Related terms: undramatic spectacular melodramatic hammy drama
2. [ adjective ] sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
Synonyms: striking spectacular

"a dramatic sunset" "a dramatic pause" "a spectacular display of northern lights" "it was a spectacular play" "his striking good looks always created a sensation"

Related terms: impressive
3. [ adjective ] pertaining to or characteristic of drama

"dramatic arts"

Related terms: play
4. [ adjective ] (music; of a singer or singing voice) marked by power and expressiveness and a histrionic or theatrical style

"a dramatic tenor" "a dramatic soprano"

Related terms: lyric music
Similar spelling:   dramatics