slap-up


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slap-up

adj
(Cookery) (prenominal) informal Brit (esp of meals) lavish; excellent; first-class
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slap′-up`



adj.
Brit. Informal. excellent; first-rate.
[1820–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.slap-up - very goodslap-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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slap-up

adjective (Brit. informal) luxurious, lavish, sumptuous, princely, excellent, superb, magnificent, elaborate, splendid, first-rate, no-expense-spared, fit for a king We usually had one slap-up meal a day.
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Translations

slap-up

[ˈslæpʌp] ADJ (Brit) slap-up mealbanquete m, comilona f
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slap-up

[ˈslæpˌʌp] adj (Brit) (fam) a slap-up mealun pasto coi fiocchi or da leccarsi i baffi
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References in periodicals archive ?
Last Friday's defeat to England was followed by a slap-up meal featuring Welsh lamb and chicken supplied by Bodnant Welsh Food, Conwy Valley.
But the 40 or so pals and family members saw the funny side, soon retiring to Lindisfarne Social Club in Wallsend for a slap-up reception.
They also enjoyed a slap-up dinner with soccer stars Alan Shearer and Neil Ruddock and their wives.