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a doozy

Something remarkable or exceptional, either positively or negatively, when compared to other instances of it. This Christmas season was a real doozy because my mom was in the hospital. A: "Whoa, that game was a doozy!" B: "I know, right? How exciting!"
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and doozie and doozy (ˈduzi)
n. something extraordinary, good or bad. The trade show was a real doozy this year.


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