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bosting Line breaks: bost|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈbɒstiŋ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also bostinˈbɒstin)

Definition of bosting in English:


Very good; excellent: we had a bosting time
More example sentences
  • Regional dialects are as bostin, chuffed and made up as at any time in history, according to preliminary findings.
  • We had a bostin' time.
  • Doncaster suggested smart; Londoners buff; Midlanders bostin; and the Scots stoater.


1970s: probably a dialect pronunciation of bursting or busting.

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