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    slap-up dinner

    What would American English speakers say to mean "slap-up dinner"?

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    Re: slap-up dinner

    I don't have time to watch the whole video to find out when the hostess says "slap-up". A quick Google tells me it means something like "excellent". If so, we might say a great​ or fantastic dinner. Lots of more and less formal synonyms exist.
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    Re: slap-up dinner

    The link below might provide some guidance to our AmE speakers.

    http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dict...nglish/slap-up

    I don't speak AmE, but I wonder if something like "a feast" or "a feast of a meal" might work.

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    Re: slap-up dinner

    "A feast" works for me, maybe with an intensifier as in "a real feast" or "a hell of a feast". My wife and I are both drawing a blank on a slangier way to say it. Unsurprisingly, French has a word which may be a perfect translation: une bouffe.
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