bang-up


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bang-up

(băng′ŭp′)
adj. Informal
Very good; excellent: did a bang-up job on the test.

[From bang.]
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bang′-up`



adj. Informal.
excellent; extraordinary.
[1800–10]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bang-up - very goodbang-up - very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
good - having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified; "good news from the hospital"; "a good report card"; "when she was good she was very very good"; "a good knife is one good for cutting"; "this stump will make a good picnic table"; "a good check"; "a good joke"; "a good exterior paint"; "a good secretary"; "a good dress for the office"
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Translations

bang-up

[ˈbæŋʌp] ADJ (US) → tope, guay (Sp)
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bang-up

adj (US sl) → klasse (inf), → prima (inf)
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