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English definition of “have a whale of a time”

have a whale of a time

informal
to enjoy yourself very much: We had a whale of a time on holiday.Celebrating and entertaining
(Definition of have a whale of a time from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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