out of this world


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out of this world

Extraordinary; very exciting or impressive. Sometimes hyphenated. Wow, that performance was out of this world! This bakery sells some out-of-this-world desserts.
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out of this world

 
1. Fig. wonderful and exciting. This pie is out of this world. My boyfriend is just out of this world.
2. intoxicated. Man, is she ever out of this world! What did she drink? He drank until he was out of this world.
See also: of, out, this, world
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

out of this world

Extraordinary, superb, as in Her carrot cake is out of this world. This colloquial term refers to something too good for this world. [Early 1900s]
See also: of, out, this, world
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

out of this world

COMMON If something is out of this world, it is extremely good or impressive. The music in the show was fantastic and the costumes were out of this world. The seafood there is just out of this world. Note: You can also use out-of-this-world before a noun. Spencer delivered an out-of-this-world performance after Andy Dibble was sent off after just 38 seconds.
See also: of, out, this, world
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

out of this world

extremely enjoyable or impressive. informal
1995 Daily Express I thought the rest of the team, and especially the defence, were out of this world.
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out of this ˈworld

(informal) unusually good: She cooked a meal which was out of this world.
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out of this world

1. mod. wonderful and exciting. My boyfriend is just out of this world.
2. mod. drug intoxicated. Man, is she ever out of this world! What did she drink?
See also: of, out, this, world
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

out of this world

Informal
Extraordinary; superb: The dinner was out of this world.
See also: of, out, this, world
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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