smash hit


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Noun1.smash hit - an unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel)smash hit - an unusually successful hit with widespread popularity and huge sales (especially a movie or play or recording or novel)
hit, smasher, smash, bang, strike - a conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang"
figure of speech, trope, image, figure - language used in a figurative or nonliteral sense

smash hit

noun
Informal. A dazzling, often sudden instance of success:
Informal: smash, ten-strike, wow.
Slang: boff, boffo, boffola.
Translations
نَجاح ساحِق لأغْنِيَةٍ جَديدَه
největší hit
smashit
jättimenestysjymymenestys
bombasiker
sÿning/lag sem slær í gegn
najväčší hit
büyük başarı kazanan yapıt

smash hit

n (inf)Superhit m (inf); her new boyfriend was a smash hit with her familyihr neuer Freund kam bei ihrer Familie unwahrscheinlich gut an (inf)

smash

(smӕʃ) verb
1. (sometimes with up) to (cause to) break in pieces or be ruined. The plate dropped on the floor and smashed into little pieces; This unexpected news had smashed all his hopes; He had an accident and smashed up his car.
2. to strike with great force; to crash. The car smashed into a lamp-post.
noun
1. (the sound of) a breakage; a crash. A plate fell to the ground with a smash; There has been a bad car smash.
2. a strong blow. He gave his opponent a smash on the jaw.
3. in tennis etc, a hard downward shot.
ˈsmashing adjective
marvellous; splendid. What a smashing idea!; a smashing new bike.
smash hit
a song, show etc that is a great success. This play was a smash hit in New York.
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