Definition of earthshaking
: of great importance : momentous an earthshaking announcement
Examples of earthshaking in a Sentence
earthshaking news—the President has been assassinated
Recent Examples of earthshaking from the Web
That’s why, even at an event that prides itself on the earthshaking roar produced by countless Harleys, Downing’s ride was one of the biggest head-turners on Saturday.
So this would not be a earthshaking, seismic occurrence for a special prosecutor to be appointed, in fact taking your record which is one of dedication to the credibility and integrity of our criminal justice process and your families.
The set includes 10 CDs, yet still omits the earthshaking records that saxophonist Charlie Parker made for the label, because Mosiac is likely assuming anyone interested in taking this sort of deep dive has those Parker titles already.
Djokovic then obliterated Nadal, a nine-time champion, in the quarterfinals last year only to lose the big one, in an earthshaking upset, to Stan Wawrinka, who was in a state of unanticipated grace.
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Definition of earthshaking for English Language Learners
: very important
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