Definition of 'gobsmacked'
Example sentences containing 'gobsmacked'
Everyone who sees it is gobsmacked.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
I was absolutely gobsmacked by that one.Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2010) The Sun (2008)
I am still constantly gobsmacked we are still together after what we have been through.The Sun (2012)
We were all absolutely gobsmacked.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
I was just gobsmacked by this.The Sun (2008)
He had stayed there 30 years before as a student and was gobsmacked to see that not a stick of furniture had been renewed.Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2010)
She said: 'I was absolutely gobsmacked.The Sun (2011) The Sun (2015)
One mum said: 'I was gobsmacked.The Sun (2015)
He admitted: 'I was gobsmacked when she claimed that hole.The Sun (2015)
Sample sentence 'I was gobsmacked and had to sit down because these were the days when 85,000 was a lot of money.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
I'll be absolutely gobsmacked if they don't go up.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
HEALTH inspectors at a Chinese restaurant were gobsmacked to see a mouse - swimming in a pot of sweet and sour sauce.The Sun (2010)
I was gobsmacked but she just asked me if I liked the view.The Sun (2010)
Wandering round the school, I was absolutely gobsmacked at the care that had been taken to get all the props and period details right.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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