Lollapalooza

September 2, 2022

Lollapalooza / noun / lol·​la·​pa·​loo·​za

The word lollapalooza is a noun we use in English. It refers to something that is extraordinarily impressive or outstanding.

We also use the word Lollapalooza as the name of a four-day music festival held in Chicago's Grant Park every year.

In a Sentence

Lollapalooza is an annual music festival taking place in Grant Park, Chicago. Lollapalooza has spawned international touring series, including the popular "Lollapalooza Brazil."

A lollapalooza is a large concert festival in which a variety of musical artists perform together.

She attended the Lollapalooza because she wanted to see Muse and Radiohead perform live on stage.

Etymology

The word “lollapalooza” was first used as the name of a music event held in Chicago. The slang term “palooza” came from this title and was subsequently used in the 1990s to reference any “exaggerated event.” Since then, the word lollapalooza can be used to describe any situation deemed “awesome” or “the best” of its kind.

Perry Falwell started the Lollapalooza festival in Chicago in 1991 as a tribute to his band Jane's Addiction, which was making its final tour. Lollapalooza ended up being so popular and well-attended that they have kept the festival going each year in Chicago.

The Lollapalooza music festival has become popular worldwide, and other countries and cities like Sao Paulo and Brazil have opted for its annual multi-day format because of its success. This world-famous festival still takes place today and has often been touted as the “most popular music festival in the world."

Synonym

Concert, Music Festival

Antonym

Boredom, A Lame Experience

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