gobsmacked

gobsmacked

[gob-smakt]
adjective Chiefly British Informal.
utterly astounded; astonished.

Origin:
gob3 + smack2 + -ed2

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gobsmacked (ˈɡɒbˌsmækt)
 
adj
slang (Brit) astounded; astonished
 
[C20: from gob³ + smack²]

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Main Entry:  gobsmacked
Part of Speech:  adj
Definition:  flabbergasted, astounded, shocked; also written gob-smacked
Etymology:  from gob 'mouth' + smacked 'clapping hand over in surprise'
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