great guns

adverb

Definition of great guns

  1. :  with unremitting vigor or energy reaching the age of 78 … and still going great gunsNew York Times; also :  eminently successfully an enterprise that began slowly but after a while began to go great guns —often used interjectionally to express astonishment

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1913

First Known Use of great guns

1913


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