Definition of jaw-dropping in US English:

jaw-dropping

adjective

informal
  • Amazing.

    ‘jaw-dropping displays of genius’
    • ‘Afterwards, all three put on a jaw-dropping a cappella gospel medley that left everyone's spine tingling with pleasure.’
    • ‘Perahia's never found wanting technically, and there are some jaw-dropping displays of speed and power’
    • ‘Sentimentality, blazing country, bluegrass and jaw-dropping performance make this an essential album.’
    • ‘Visiting India, as an eight year old was one of the most jaw-dropping and exhilarating experiences I have ever had.’
    • ‘You may never usually watch such lowculture television but, trust me, the twisted ending they've dreamed up is jaw-dropping.’

Pronunciation

jaw-dropping

/jô ˈdräpiNG//dʒɔ ˈdrɑpɪŋ/