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spot-on

or spot on

[ spot-on, awn ]

adjective

  1. exactly right or accurate:

    His spot-on impression of the popular politician had us all laughing.

    Thanks go to our colleague, whose analysis of the situation was spot on.



spot-on

adjective

  1. informal.
    absolutely correct; very accurate

    your prediction was spot-on



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Word History and Origins

Origin of spot-on1

First recorded in 1935–40

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Example Sentences

The “Hall of Fame” also houses the Duchess of Cambridge (aka Kate Middleton), which seems sad though spot-on.

I was around him recently and he busted out the accent, and it was spot-on.

Bloody as it is, Penny Dreadful is also rather beautiful, owing to some spectacular set design and spot-on horror imagery.

And he is spot-on when he says that infrastructure “creates jobs,” and “puts people to work.”

Thanks to all of the above, the city has found itself lovably poked fun of in the spot-on satire of Portlandia.

The reference to economics as a branch of psychology is spot-on.

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