Entry from British & World English dictionary
(also bostin /ˈbɒstin/)
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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