be (the) bomb

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be (the) bomb

To be excellent, extremely entertaining, or of very high quality. This steak I ordered is bomb! I'm not usually a fan of action films, but that one was the bomb!
See also: bomb
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be the bomb

If something or someone is the bomb, they are very successful, popular or attractive. Karen Forsley's watches are the bomb with the in crowd. So this is the bomb — the best superhero movie ever.
See also: bomb
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

be the ˈbomb

(American English) be very good; be the best: Check out the new website. It’s the bomb! OPPOSITE: be the pits
See also: bomb
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