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jaw-dropping

[ jaw-drop-ing ]
/ ˈdʒɔˌdrɒp ɪŋ /
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adjective Informal.

causing astonishment or surprise; amazing: The company has reported a jaw-dropping annual profit of $30 billion.

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Origin of jaw-dropping

First recorded in 1900–05; jaw1 + dropping

OTHER WORDS FROM jaw-dropping

jaw-drop·ping·ly, adverb

Words nearby jaw-dropping

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British Dictionary definitions for jaw-dropping

jaw-dropping

adjective

informal amazing

Derived forms of jaw-dropping

jaw-droppingly, adverb
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