smack-dab
adverb Date: 1892 exactly, squarely

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  • smack-dab — • smack dab • smack to dab Southern adv informal Exactly; squarely. The ball landed smack dab at our feet. The plane landed smack to dab in the middle of the hay field …   Словарь американских идиом

  • smack-dab — smack′ dab′ adv. inf inf directly; squarely • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • smack-dab — also {Southern}[smack to dab] {adv.}, {informal} Exactly; squarely. * /The ball landed smack dab at our feet./ * /The plane landed smack to dab in the middle of the hay field./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • smack-dab — also {Southern}[smack to dab] {adv.}, {informal} Exactly; squarely. * /The ball landed smack dab at our feet./ * /The plane landed smack to dab in the middle of the hay field./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • smack-dab — ˈ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ adverb Etymology: smack (V) + dab dialect : squarely, exactly stood smack dab in the middle of the parlor Helen Eustis …   Useful english dictionary

  • smack-dab — /smak dab /, adv. Informal. directly; squarely: smack dab in the middle. [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • smack-dab — adverb Exactly; directly; precisely; dead center. I tossed the water balloon and it landed smack dab on the top of his head …   Wiktionary

  • smack\ dab — Used as an emphasis to the center of something. Usually accompanied by in the center of or in the middle of The flower arrangement was smack dab in the center of the table …   Dictionary of american slang

  • smack\ dab — Used as an emphasis to the center of something. Usually accompanied by in the center of or in the middle of The flower arrangement was smack dab in the center of the table …   Dictionary of american slang

  • smack dab — adv. informal exactly; precisely here I am in Bolivia, smack dab in the heart of South America …   Useful english dictionary

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