have a whale of a time

have a whale of a time
tv. to have an exciting time; to have a big time.
We had a whale of a time at your party.
Yes, we really had a whale of a time.

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  • have a whale of a time — informal phrase to have a lot of fun Thesaurus: to enjoy something, or to enjoy yourselfsynonym Main entry: whale * * * enjoy oneself very much * * * have a ˈwhale of a time idiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a whale of a time — ► have a whale of a time informal enjoy oneself very much. Main Entry: ↑whale …   English terms dictionary

  • have a whale of a time — verb To enjoy oneself greatly. We had a whale of a time at the party Saturday night …   Wiktionary

  • have a whale of a time — to enjoy yourself very much. Did Sam enjoy himself at the party? He had a whale of a time …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a whale of a time — informal enjoy oneself very much. → whale …   English new terms dictionary

  • have a whale of a time — informal to have a lot of fun …   English dictionary

  • whale of a time — If you have a whale of a time, you really enjoy yourself …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • whale of a time —    When people have a whale of a time, they enjoy themselves a lot.     We had a whale of a time at the party last night …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • whale — ► NOUN (pl. same or whales) ▪ a very large marine mammal with a horizontal tail fin and a blowhole on top of the head for breathing. ● a whale of a Cf. ↑a whale of a ● have a whale of a time Cf. ↑have a whale of a time …   English terms dictionary

  • time — 1 /taIm/ noun TIME 1 (U) something that is measured in minutes, hours, years etc using clocks: a machine that can travel through time | The basic unit of time, the second, was redefined in 1967. | time passes/goes by: time goes by so quickly… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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