earthshaking

adjective earth·shak·ing \ ˈərth-ˌshā-kiŋ \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of earthshaking

: of great importance : momentous
  • an earthshaking announcement

earthshakingly

adverb

Examples of earthshaking in a Sentence

  1. earthshaking news—the President has been assassinated

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First Known Use of earthshaking

1835


EARTHSHAKING Defined for English Language Learners

earthshaking

adjective

Definition of earthshaking for English Language Learners

  • : very important



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