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Internet slang Either used as an adjective to describe something as being excellent, great, or exceptionally interesting, or used as an exclamation in affirmation of the same. I couldn't take him seriously when he described the movie as being awesome sauce. Awesome sauce! I got an A on my midterm!
How (something) is that?
That is very (something). Adjectives commonly used in this construction include "strange," "cool," and "awesome," among others. Did you know that hummingbirds can fly backwards? How cool is that? A: "Frank spent prom night home alone playing video games. How sad is that?" B: "Actually, that sounds pretty great."
See also: how
Sl. very, very impressive. His motorcycle is totally awesome. It must have cost a fortune.
1. exclam. Great!; Excellent! (Usually Awesome! Standard English, but used often in slang.) You own that gorgeous hog? Awesome!
2. mod. impressive. That thing is so awesome!
mod. very, very impressive. His motorcycle is totally awesome. It must have cost a fortune.