[ smak-dab ]
/ ˈsmækˈdæb /
directly; squarely: smack-dab in the middle.
A Smack Of Jellyfish And Other Strange Animal GroupsAnd, many of these animal groups have colorful, fanciful names: a murder of crows, a covey of partridges, a clowder of cats.
Origin of smack-dab
First recorded in 1890–95
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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