gangbusters

adjective
gang·​bust·​ers | \ ˈgaŋ-ˌbə-stərz How to pronounce gangbusters (audio) \
variants: or less commonly gangbuster \ ˈgaŋ-​ˌbə-​stər How to pronounce gangbusters (audio) \

Definition of gangbusters

: outstandingly excellent or successful a gangbusters ballplayer

Other Words from gangbusters

gangbusters adverb

Examples of gangbusters in a Sentence

most of the pop singers in the competition were anything but gangbusters

First Known Use of gangbusters

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gangbusters

from plural of gangbuster

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“Gangbusters.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gangbusters. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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