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  • adv. With a smacking sound or motion.


smacking +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)


  • Medium bodied and flavorful the pear flavors are lip-smackingly delicious, with subtle ruby red grapefruit and terrific acidity.

    Long Island Dines

  • Everybody knows that the coolest girls are always the ones who dress like boys and play like boys but are still gob-smackingly beautiful.

    Sugar And Spice And Everything Awesome | Her Bad Mother

  • So, in a roundabout way, the poochtastic awesomeness of the Thinkbox ad will almost certainly be responsible for dozens of lesser adverts, the type of cringeworthy, painfully unfunny, face-smackingly ill-thought-out or just cretinously awful endeavours that are the meat and drink of this column in any other given week.

    The Hard Sell:

  • Palmer's lip-smackingly over the top exploration of crime and retribution will delight those in search of original visions though it runs the risk of alienating the SF purist.

    Dark Matter, Clowns at Midnight, Damage Time and Version 43 - reviews

  • McConnell nevertheless manipulates the press masterfully, using methods that are head-smackingly obvious and yet still elude most politicians.

    Morning Bits

  • It sounds forehead-smackingly obvious: isn't giving cash to the poor what we do every time we shovel change into an envelope, or pledge a donation to Comic Relief?

    A revolution in global aid to the poor

  • It's gob-smackingly brilliant comedy, and as I read I kept coming back to it and thinking, "You know, I could totally rip that off."

    yuletide 2009: the reveal post

  • The Zuckerman piece is simply inane, and Noonan is still either blind or gob-smackingly stupid.

    Obama, knave or fool, latest edition

  • Medium bodied and flavorful, the pear flavors are lip-smackingly delicious, with subtle ruby red grapefruit and terrific acidity.

    WTN: Shinn Estate Vineyards 2006 First Fruit (North Fork)

  • Desdemona enfolded in one arm, Carmine stretched out the other for Sophia, who came into it and kissed him smackingly.



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