- directly; squarely: smack-dab in the middle.
Origin of smack-dab
First recorded in 1890–95
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Examples from the Web for smack-dab
The first U.S. case of MERS landed in Indiana—smack-dab in the heartland.Is Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) the Next SARS?
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad
May 3, 2014