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bang-up

[bang-uhp] /ˈbæŋˌʌp/
adjective, Informal.
1.
excellent; extraordinary.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; adj. use of verb phrase bang up
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  • My discipline has not exactly done a bang-up job of promoting itself to the non-academic world.
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bang-up

adjective

Excellent; superior: I have some bang-up gin/ You've done a bang-up job on that report, Smythe (1830s+ British)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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