|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|
"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"
|3.||[ adjective ] pertaining to or characteristic of drama|
|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|