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megahit

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noun mega·hit \-ˌhit\

Simple Definition of megahit

  • : something (such as a movie) that is extremely successful

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of megahit

  1. :  something (as a motion picture) that is extremely successful

Examples of megahit in a sentence

  1. His latest movie was a megahit.

  2. <the band's latest album is a megahit>



1977

First Known Use of megahit

1977


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