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awesome sauce

slang Excellent, great, or exceptionally interesting. I couldn't take him seriously when he described the movie as being awesome sauce. Awesome sauce! I got an A on my midterm!
See also: awesome, sauce

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

totally awesome

Sl. very, very impressive. His motorcycle is totally awesome. It must have cost a fortune.
See also: awesome, totally


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!

totally awesome

mod. very, very impressive. His motorcycle is totally awesome. It must have cost a fortune.
See also: awesome, totally


Slang for “wonderful,” “terrific,” originating in the second half of the twentieth century and used widely by youngsters. It transferred the original meaning of awe-inspiring, dating from the seventeenth century. A New Yorker cartoon caption had it (Dec. 19, 1983): “Third grade? Third grade is awesome!”
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There is no booking system or sign up fee at Project Awesome.
And when articulate Pete hiked up to the mountains he had no qualms announcing: "This is awesome.
I just thought it was really funny that Devon's father always called him Captain Awesome because 'a poor nickname builds good character,' " said the local Awesome, an out-of-work cabinet installer.
Fred Brei, of Jacks Or Better Farm, said he was happy with the price for the daughter of little-known Oklahomabased stallion Awesome Of Course - also bred by Jacks Or Better Farm - but revealed that the $2.
Awesome Products has manufacturing and distribution plants in Patterson, N.
For centuries regarded as perhaps the most powerful word in the English language, awesome eventually succumbed--not a bad word in itself--to abuse, inappropriate use, overuse and nearly-universal lack of respect.
That was the price for the most awesome player in the game--a young Red Sox giant who could pitch better than anyone else and hit the most tremendous home runs ever witnessed by mankind.
Awesome Green is an inherently interesting modern analysis of the science of botany in general, and the physiobiology of plant-life in particular.
The last section, entitled "The Message From the Ones," renders the terrible beauty of one who has been given the awesome responsibility of listening to the voices of spirits.
The Awesome Beef Jerky comes in Original, Teriyaki, and Peppered flavors, and the Awesome Pork Rinds are available Original, BBQ, Hot & Spicy varieties.
Humans made a mark without destroying nature, enhancing it by making a Euclidean statement on the raw wilderness, which made its mysteries more awesome and gave it dimension, direction, making it comprehensible.
Hanna and I had 10 awesome days together that cemented the beginnings of a lifelong friendship.
In a universe where bad is good and awesome is thank you and phat is almost orgasmic, gay means sad, weak, goofy, or pathetic beyond repair.
I'm always skeptical over words like awesome, monster, giant, and mega in the tides of videos, because rarely do the animals in the videos live up to those words.