like a million bucks

like a million bucks

Very well; exquisitely. "Bucks" here is an American slang term for dollars. (Usually used with the verbs "look," "feel," or, of an object, some variation of "function.") Primarily heard in US, South Africa. After a delicious meal, a hot shower, and a good night's sleep, I feel like a million bucks today! You look like a million bucks! Have you been working out lately? After we replaced the motor, we had Dad's old mustang running like a million bucks.
See also: buck, like, million
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Makeup companies make millions of bucks selling cosmetics to girls, but most girls look like a million bucks without it
Salon owner Janeen Vendetti and her staff gave up their day off to make Marcy, Phyllis, Sissy, Bruce, Tim and the others with severe autism and Down's syndrome - people already pretty beautiful on the inside - look like a million bucks on the outside, too.