Definition of bosting in English:

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bosting

Pronunciation: /ˈbɒstiŋ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also bostin /ˈbɒstin/)

adjective

dialect
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.

Origin

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

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