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jaw–dropping

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adjective jaw–drop·ping \ˈjȯ-ˌdrä-piŋ\

Definition of jaw–dropping

  1. :  causing great surprise or astonishment

jaw–dropper

play \-pər\ noun

jaw–droppingly

play \-piŋ-lē\ adverb


1980

First Known Use of jaw–dropping

1980


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