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humdinger

slang Someone or something that is exceptional or remarkable. The origin of the word is unknown. Boy, was that a humdinger of a game—I can't believe the winning goal was scored in the last two seconds!

humdinger

and hummer (ˈhəm(ˈdɪŋɚ))
n. someone or something excellent. (see also hum job.) Now, this one is a real humdinger. Man, that’s a hummer!
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Former Rocking Humdingers can email the band at andy@theundertones.com.
She's always dreaming up adventure stories--and so the townspeople forgive her inept waitressing to hear her 'humdingers'--until a city slicker tries to enforce the health codes Matilda's been breaking right and left.
Wilkins said: "We have a healthy rivalry with Sunderland after three humdingers last season and these are big games for us to win.
New humdingers brought to us by the good folks at Estrus Records: Tim Kerr's newest, most multisyllabic venture comes in the form of the Total Sound Group Direct Action Committee LP Party Platform: Our Schedule is Change!
The last second of 1989 and the first of 1990 were humdingers, at least for people who worry about trillionths of seconds and millionths of volts.
Some just punked out, flicked up, carnally charged humdingers that'll have you scratching where it don't itch.