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smashing

adjective
 
/ˈsmæʃɪŋ/ UK old-fashioned
extremely good or attractive: We had a smashing time at Bob and Vera's party.Informal words for goodGood, better and bestQuite good, or not very goodExtremely good
Translations of “smashing”
in Chinese (Traditional) 極好的,非常迷人的,令人愉悅的…
in Russian потрясающий…
in Turkish müthiş, şahane, mükemmel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 极好的,非常迷人的,令人愉悦的…
in Polish kapitalny…
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