adjectiveBritish • informal
- Excellent; wonderful: you look smashing!More example sentences
wonderful, marvellous, excellent, splendid, magnificent, superb, glorious, sublime, lovely, delightful• informal super, great, amazing, fantastic, terrific, tremendous, phenomenal, sensational, heavenly, stellar, gorgeous, dreamy, grand, fabulous, fab, fabby, fantabulous, supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, awesome, magic, ace, cool, mean, bad, wicked, mega, crucial, mind-blowing, far out, A1, sound, out of this world, marvy, spankingNorth American • informal peachy, dandy, jim-dandy, neat, badass, boss, radical, rad, boffo, bully, bitchingSouth African • informal kif, lankBritish • informal , • dated capital, champion, wizard, corking, cracking, ripping, spiffing, top-hole, topping, beezerNorth American • informal , • dated swell, keen• archaic goodly
- Thank you everyone, marvellous entertainment and smashing, friendly people, lots of them!
- But as the years go by, we realize what a smashing wonderful star she was.
- Letting famous film directors direct operas has resulted in both smashing successes and dismal failures.
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- The tour is going absolutely, smashingly well.
- Zen 8 was out of salmon skin, but we hit the jackpot at Sushi Kawa - the salmon was smashingly crispy, the rolls expertly composed.
- Everything comes together smashingly, in an extended dénouement that… reasserts the power of stories and songs to represent, sustain and complete us.