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gangbusters

(ˈgæŋbəstɚz)
n. a wild, busy, and successful event. (see also like gangbusters.) Our party was truly gangbusters, for sure.
See also: gangbuster
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We expect we're just going to go like gangbusters for the next few weeks.
Which is ``Project Greenlight's'' greatest problem: It's only going to appeal to hard-core movie geeks and aspirants, which is to say, it'll play like gangbusters here in Los Angeles, where viewers will chortle with schadenfreude at Jones' predicaments and store away mental notes.
My hope is this cycle will quickly end, and all we need are a couple of G-rated movies that will go gangbusters at the box office and then we'll get more of them.
That's still steep, but less so when you consider that Facebook is growing like gangbusters, with its revenue for 2014's first quarter up 72 percent year-over-year (to $2.
While the US oil and gas industry has lately been absolutely gangbusters, Mexico s oil production has been declining, and it isn t very difficult to figure out why.
We're getting job creation, but it's not gangbusters job creation," said Paul Turek, a labor economist with the Employment Security Department, in a news release.
The big news out of Denver this week was that craft is going to get a lot bigger, and not just because it is growing like gangbusters.
It's going up like gangbusters, hasn't slowed down.
Though it sells gangbusters in liquor store aisles across the continent, it has yet to make it big on American shores.
Employment growth is decent but not gangbusters," said Nariman Behravesh, chief economist at IHS Inc.
With more than 18 million current undergraduates--who pay average annual tuition of $32,000 each--the market for higher education seems to be going gangbusters.
SCOTS gangbusters have seized more than PS170,000 from a Lebanese crook embroiled in a series of international frauds.
Apparently, sales are goin' like gangbusters, and even men who don't frequent Mavericks are stopping by for a quick drink and a bottle of Alibi.
The automotive industry has been going gangbusters in the last few months.
While SPB may not be going gangbusters, Avaya says components of VENA -- such as switch clustering, "enhanced" Shortest Path Bridging,wirelessnetworking, network access control, and network management- are being picked up by customers.