Definition of humdinger in English:

humdinger

Line breaks: hum|ding¦er
Pronunciation: /hʌmˈdɪŋə
 
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noun

informal
A remarkable or outstanding person or thing of its kind: a humdinger of a funny story
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  • People who can't wait until the end of October to get their live electronic fix will be pleased to hear that this weekend offers a few humdingers.
  • Yes, there have been humdingers in the past, and as long as the prize exists it will doubtless continue to create controversy for its selections.
  • It will be a humdinger.

Origin

early 20th century (originally US): of unknown origin.

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Pronunciation: ˈflɪp(ə)nt
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not showing a serious or respectful attitude