Firecracker vs Blockbuster - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between firecracker and blockbuster

is that firecracker is a firework consisting of a string of bangers linked by a fuse designed to emit a series of loud bangs when lit traditionally used in chinese celebrations (eg chinese new year) to scare off ghosts and bad spirits and to bring good luck while blockbuster is a high-explosive bomb used for the purposes of demolishing extensive areas, such as a city block.

As a adjective blockbuster is

an exceptional event.

firecracker

Noun

(en noun)
  • A firework consisting of a string of bangers linked by a fuse designed to emit a series of loud bangs when lit. Traditionally used in Chinese celebrations (e.g. Chinese New Year) to scare off ghosts and bad spirits and to bring good luck.
  • A peanut butter cracker baked with marijuana, similar in concept to an .
  • A person who is exciting and/or unpredictable.
  • Derived terms

    * firecracker chicken * firecracker flower

    blockbuster

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A high-explosive bomb used for the purposes of demolishing extensive areas, such as a city block.
  • Something, such as a film or book, that sustains exceptional and widespread popularity and achieves enormous sales, as opposed to a box office bomb.
  • A large firecracker type of fireworks; an .
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • An exceptional event.
  • There was a blockbuster trade in baseball today.