Gobsmacked definition

gäbsmakt
(informal, brit.) Astounded, stunned, etc.
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(chiefly UK, slang) Flabbergasted, astounded, speechless, overawed.
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Origin of gobsmacked

  • Attested since 1959, from Northern English dialect, particularly Liverpool, popularized via television.

    From Wiktionary

  • As if smacked (“hit") in the gob (“mouth (Irish / Scottish gaelic)").

    From Wiktionary