Do you know the adjective “smashing“? (This adjective is used in informal British English.) Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Ruby: I’m ready for the party. How do I look?

Karen: You look smashing! That dress really suits you.

Does it mean:

a) terrible

b) OK

c) wonderful

d) angry

The answer is below!↓

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Answer: c) wonderful