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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

slang Excellent; fantastic; really great or impressive. Primarily heard in US. A: "How was the concert?" B: "Oh, it was totally awesome! I was, like, so moved by their performance!" Have you seen their house? Totally awesome, am I right?
See also: awesome, totally
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totally awesome

Sl. very, very impressive. His motorcycle is totally awesome. It must have cost a fortune.
See also: awesome, totally
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

awesome

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
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

awesome!

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!”
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer
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