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[attributive] British informal
  • (Of a meal or celebration) large and sumptuous: a slap-up dinner
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    • Last month, Hilary, 30, celebrated her second Oscar win with a slap-up meal - in a burger bar.
    • ‘I was promised a slap-up meal and a few drinks on them the next time the missus and I go to the races,’ said Peter perking up at the prospect.
    • It did mean I had to finish the cake, despite the fact I was full to the brim with a slap-up meal, red wine and champers, and felt a little like throwing up.
    lavish, sumptuous, elaborate, expensive, no-expense-spared, fit for a king, princely; excellent, splendid, magnificent, marvellous, superb, first-class

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