bang-up

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bang-up (comparative more bang-up, superlative most bang-up)

  1. Especially good; wonderful; superb.
    • 1922: Edith Wharton, The Glimpses of the Moon [1]
      ...he had dined with the Hickses ("a bang-up show -- they're really lances-you wouldn't know them!"), and had met there Lansing...
    • 1988: Janice Holt Giles, The Enduring Hills [2]
      “When we get to Nashville, let's find some nice place to eat, and let's have the best bang-up chicken dinner in town!”

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