Definition of "bang-up" [bang-up]

  • Informal Very good; excellent: did a bang-up job on the test. (adjective)

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Use "bang-up" in a sentence
  • "In any case, he's doing a bang-up job of diminishing his presidential prospects."
  • "Several opponents of the bill are saying there is a silver lining — that this will allow Republicans, who did such a bang-up job when they last controlled Congress and the Presidency, to get back in power."
  • "Having done such a bang-up job solving Earth's problems, the U.N. is developing a plan to deal with little green men from outer space, London's Sunday Times reports:"