from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Informal Very good; excellent: did a bang-up job on the test.
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- adj. Especially good; wonderful; superb.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In fine style; in the best manner; complete; perfect: as, a bang-up entertainment; “task bang-up,”
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. very good
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:
Director Sam Holland has done a bang-up job with his debut feature “Zebra Crossings,” a story about four disenchanted UK youths and their hardscrabble lives amongst the blunt concrete apartment buildings in which they live.
Guess that what you get for doing such a bang-up job on the stirringly successful Ross Hunter campaign. blog comments powered by Disqus publicola nerds
Of course, the people we really scammed ran our newspapers, who never stopped hailing the bang-up job we were doing... which made it feel OK to make more compromises.
But Kerger already had done a bang-up job, de-clawing the question in her opening remarks, when she noted she's "extremely proud that for the seventh consecutive year, the public has named PBS the nation's most trusted institution, according to a national annual poll conducted by GfK Roper."
Pyr's been doing a bang-up job in their covers for Ian McDonald's work.
Genre veteran Christopher Lloyd also gives a bang-up performance as the Elvin wizard Tesselink.
And, on a totally unrelated note, Bryan Hitch (Ultimate Fantastic Four, JLA) is doing his usual bang-up job in the art department.