One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Very good; excellent.‘have a bostin time if you are celebrating Black Country Day today’‘the fish and chips were bosting’
- ‘Regional dialects are as bostin, chuffed and made up as at any time in history, according to preliminary findings.’
- ‘Doncaster suggested smart; Londoners buff; Midlanders bostin; and the Scots stoater.’
- ‘We had a bostin' time.’
1970s: probably a dialect pronunciation of bursting or busting.
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