smack dab

or smack-dab

[ smak-dab ]
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  1. directly; squarely: smack dab in the middle.

Origin of smack dab

First recorded in 1890–95; smack2 (in the sense “directly, straight”) + dab1 (in the sense “a quick, light blow,” used adverbially)

Words Nearby smack dab Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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