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Extremely good or impressive; amazing:‘the atmosphere was nothing special but the food was amazeballs’‘she looks amazeballs’‘thanks for hosting another amazeballs party’
astonishing, astounding, surprising, bewildering, stunning, staggering, shocking, startling, stupefying, breathtaking, perplexing, confounding, dismaying, disconcerting, shatteringView synonyms
- ‘They're either amazeballs and among the series' most entertaining and genuinely good episodes, or they're really, really not.’
- ‘Usher called the performance "amazeballs," and Adam didn't feel anyone could sing the song better than that.’
- ‘It's an AMAZEBALLS feeling accepting who you are!’
- ‘Like many young stars, he seems obsessed with people who dare to tell him he's anything but amazeballs and destined for legend-hood.’
- ‘How amazeballs does that sound?’
- ‘OMG it's amazeballs!’
- ‘It's going to take more than some breakdancing from Matt to beat that – it was, to quote Chris, "amazeballs".’
- ‘I have the most amazeballs hair colour and condition – best salon ever.’
- ‘I have a huge girlcrush on her – she is amazeballs.’
- ‘Let me just say, the work is consistently, consistently amazeballs in there.’
Early 21st century: humorous alteration of amazing.
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