Definition of 'slap bang'
Example sentences containing 'slap-bang'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Slap bang in the middle of the action. The Sun (2014)You are likely to be slap bang in the middle of the honeymoon phase or just two very lucky and enamoured people. The Sun (2013)We have a sizeable patch of Japanese knotweed slap bang in the middle of the walled garden. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There's also an enormous steel box slap bang in the middle of their home. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All this slap bang in the middle of gritty Shoreditch. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Slap bang in the middle of the away dressing room is a massive square pillar of at least 15 feet in width. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It was a glorious sunny day, the sea was inviting and it was slap bang in the middle of the holiday season. The Sun (2008)Turning 25 was a turning point for me, slap bang in the middle of my twenties. The Sun (2015)Happily, he's slap bang in the middle of it. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Dead ahead of us, seemingly slap bang in the middle of the channel, is a sizeable iceberg. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Trends of 'slap bang'
Used Rarely. slap-bang is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Definition of slap bang from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Unlock language with the Paul Noble method
No books. No rote memorization. No chance of failure. Your chance to have a one-to-one lesson with best-selling language expert Paul Noble, try a FREE audio sample of his brand new Mandarin Chinese course.
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Rainbow Tree, Asymmetric Wreath, and Period Poverty: November’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this November with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.