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jaw dropper

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jaw dropper

noun phrase

Something astonishing; an awesome event: Wasn't that a jaw dropper! Imagine Ted being elected Dalai Lama!/ That first show was a jaw-dropper

[1990s+; fr the instinctive gaping response to such an event]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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