out of this world


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out of this world

 
1. Fig. wonderful and exciting. This pie is out of this world. My boyfriend is just out of this world.
2. intoxicated. Man, is she ever out of this world! What did she drink? He drank until he was out of this world.
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out of this world

Extraordinary, superb, as in Her carrot cake is out of this world. This colloquial term refers to something too good for this world. [Early 1900s]
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out of this world

COMMON If something is out of this world, it is extremely good or impressive. The music in the show was fantastic and the costumes were out of this world. The seafood there is just out of this world. Note: You can also use out-of-this-world before a noun. Spencer delivered an out-of-this-world performance after Andy Dibble was sent off after just 38 seconds.
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out of this world

1. mod. wonderful and exciting. My boyfriend is just out of this world.
2. mod. drug intoxicated. Man, is she ever out of this world! What did she drink?
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out of this world

Informal
Extraordinary; superb: The dinner was out of this world.
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