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Spooktacular

adjective; blending and clipping
Spectacular or amazing, while alluding to Halloween
 
Was used by Southwest Airlines to describe its 'spectacular' low prices during the week of Halloween. The term is used by other companies in advertising, primarily directed at families, who would be most likely to celebrate Halloween. Spooktacular is essentially a playful method of saying spectacular.
Etymology : Clipping and blending of spooky and spectacular
Source : Spooktacular low fares - Southwest Airlines Advertisement (October 29, 2010)
Last modified: 8 December 2010


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