- a person or thing that is overwhelmingly successful or popular: Both the play and the movie based on it were smash hits.
Examples from the Web for smash hit
The young Saudi comedian behind the smash-hit viral video tells Sophia Jones about satire and the Saudi politics of driving.‘No Woman, No Drive’: Behind the Viral Video
October 28, 2013
The technology titan triumphantly introduces a smaller, lighter, somewhat cheaper version of its smash-hit tablet.Apple Rolls Out Thinner, Smaller, iPad Mini
October 23, 2012
The latest version of the smash-hit smartphone has a bigger screen and some modest improvements.Is Apple’s New iPhone 5 New Enough to Beat Google’s Android?
September 12, 2012
Tom Sykes on the shocking real-life history of Highclere Castle, the setting for the smash-hit British TV drama.The Real Downton Abbey: Juiciest Bits From 'The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle'
January 1, 2012
Idioms and Phrases with smash hit
An outstanding success, as in She was a smash hit in the role of the governess, or His first book was a smash hit but this one isn't doing well. [c. 1920]