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blast (1)

This page is about the slang term blast (1)

American English


a great experience, a very enjoyable time

For example

  • You should have come to Neil's birthday party. It was a blast!

  • The Sydney Gay Mardi Gras was such a blast that we're going again next year, for sure.


This is typically used in American English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz

Everyone agreed that New Year's Eve in Rio was a total blast. Everyone had

a. a fairly pleasant time

b. a wild time together

c. a nice, quiet time
a) a fairly pleasant time b) a wild time together c) a nice, quiet time

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Contributor: Matt Errey