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[ahy-pop-ing] /ˈaɪˌpɒp ɪŋ/
adjective, Informal.
astonishing or thrilling. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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British Dictionary definitions for eye-popping


(informal) so amazing or astonishing as to make one's eyes protrude: an eye-popping spending spree
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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