a competition in which competitors are eliminated progressivelya first-round knockout in Las Vegas
coup de grâce (French), ,
KO or K.O. (slang)
a person or thing that is very impressive or attractive(informal) The first story is a knockout.
We hope it will be a commercial success.
The song became a massive hit in 1945.
She will present the trophies to the winners.
Cataract operations are a triumph of modern surgery.
smash (informal), ,
It is the public who decide if a film is a smash or a flop.
the film that turned her into an overnight sensation
a person or thing that is very impressive or attractive(informal) She was a knockout in navy and scarlet.
She is known as a great beauty.
stunner (informal), ,
One of the girls was an absolute stunner.
lovely (slang), ,
belle, , , , ,
She was the belle of the ball in her new dress.
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in the sense of belle
a beautiful woman, esp. the most attractive woman at a functionShe was the belle of the ball in her new dress.
in the sense of hit
a person or thing that gains wide appealThe song became a massive hit in 1945.
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