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smash hit in Performing topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsmash hitˈsmash hit noun [countable]  APSUCCESSFULa very successful new play, book, film etc They had a smash hit with their first single.
Examples from the Corpus
smash hitIt may not be the London Palladium but it is a smash hit!Have a great day and we hope your dot.com venture is a smash hit.Not since the surprise smash hit of the year cast a rosy glow over Shore's vehicle.Daly has been, quite literally, the smash hit of the Masters with the crowds, attracting the biggest galleries.