The economy shows every sign of turning around and, one hopes, going like gangbusters three years hence.
Once this thing gets going, and it gets going very quickly ... it just rolls along like gangbusters.
The defense came on like gangbusters on this sixth day of the Jerry Sandusky child sex-abuse trial.
to come on like gangbusters (c.1940) is from U.S. radio crimefighting drama "Gangbusters" (1937-57) which opened with a cacophony of sirens, screams, shots, and jarring music.
: The big investigation still going gangbusters?/ Dad is still alive and going great gang-bustersnoun
Superlative; very successful: ''Breakfast Time'' does that well. I think it's going to be gangbustersRelated Terms
[1970s+; fr the name of a radio series that lasted from 1936 to 1957]