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Entry Word: hit
Function: noun
Text: 1 a person or thing that is successful <the new babysitter turned out to be a great hit with the kids>
Synonyms blockbuster, megahit, smash, success, winner
Related Words corker, crackerjack, dandy, jim-dandy, pip, prizewinner; gem, jewel, treasure; marvel, phenomenon, sensation, wonder; coup, triumph, victory
Near Antonyms disappointment, fizzle, lemon, loser
Antonyms bummer, bust, catastrophe, debacle (also débâcle), dud, failure, fiasco, flop, turkey, washout
2 a hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument <the quarterback can't take too many more hits like that and escape permanent injury> -- see 1BLOW