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gobsmacked

[gob-smakt]
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adjective Chiefly British Informal.
  1. utterly astounded; astonished.
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Origin of gobsmacked

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British Dictionary definitions for gob-smacked

gobsmacked

adjective
  1. British slang astounded; astonished
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Word Origin

C20: from gob ³ + smack ²
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Word Origin and History for gob-smacked

gobsmacked

adj.

by 1990, U.K. slang, from gob "mouth" + past participle of smack.

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