smash hit

smash hit

noun
a person or thing that is overwhelmingly successful or popular: Both the play and the movie based on it were smash hits.
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smash hit

An outstanding success, as in She was a smash hit in the role of the governess, or His first book was a smash hit but this one isn't doing well. [c. 1920]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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