gobsmack

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Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from gobsmacked and gobsmacking.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

gobsmack (third-person singular simple present gobsmacks, present participle gobsmacking, simple past and past participle gobsmacked)

  1. (transitive, slang) To astonish, to render temporarily stuck for words.

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