1. suitable to or characteristic of drama

- a dramatic entrance in a swirling cape

- a dramatic rescue at sea

Similar word(s): melodramatic, spectacular, hammy

2. sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect

- a dramatic sunset

- a dramatic pause

Similar word(s): impressive, spectacular, striking

3. pertaining to or characteristic of drama

- dramatic arts

4. used of a singer or singing voice that is marked by power and expressiveness and a histrionic or theatrical style

- a dramatic tenor

- a dramatic soprano