[ smak-dab ]
/ ˈsmækˈdæb /
directly; squarely: smack-dab in the middle.
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bang, beeline, dead, direct, due, exactly, fair, flush, just, plump, precisely, right, slap, smack, square, squarely, straight, undeviatingly, unswervingly
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|DAILY BEAST