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bang-up Explained

bang-up at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj AmE informal very good// --He did a bang-up job fixing the plumbing.//

bang-up at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

bang-up
adj : very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a
great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
[syn: {bully}, {corking}, {cracking}, {dandy}, {great},
{groovy}, {keen}, {neat}, {nifty}, {not bad(p)}, {peachy},
{slap-up}, {swell}, {smashing}]

bang-up at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Adjective

Inter: en-ad » j
  • Especially good; wonderful; superb.
  • 1922: Edith Wharton, The Glimpses of the Moon [http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/etcbin/ot2www-pubeng?specfile=/texts/english/modeng/publicsearch/modengpub.o2w&grouping=match&docs=TEI2&query=+bang-up+&sample=1-100&id=LewBabb]
  • :...he had dined with the Hickses ("a bang-up show -- they're really lances-you wouldn't know them!"), and had met there Lansing...
  • 1988: Janice Holt Giles, The Enduring Hills [http://books.google.com/books?vid=ISBN0813101859&id=Ln8JUbrZjMoC&pg=PA177&lpg=PA177&dq=bang-up&sig=7VNskAtwcHcMC9hVHDgIEz1GkwM]
  • :“When we get to Nashville, let's find some nice place to eat, and let's have the best bang-up chicken dinner in town!”

    Synonyms

    *(especially good): awesome, impressive, outstanding, smashing

  • Translation: et » bang-up
    Translation: ru » bang-up
    Translation: vi » bang-up
    Translation: zh » bang-up