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flying colors

plural noun
1.
flags or ensigns flown on a ship.
Idioms
2.
with flying colors, with an overwhelming victory, triumph, or success:
He passed the test with flying colors.
Origin of flying colors
1600-1610
1600-10
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flying colors

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with flying colors

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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