have a blast

Definition

Have a blast is an idiom that means to have a great time, usually said when someone is about to do something fun or exciting.

Examples

I’m going to the beach for the weekend, I’m sure I’ll have a blast!

We had a blast at the party last night!

Origin

The phrase ‘have a blast’ first appeared in the early 20th century, likely derived from the phrase ‘blast of fun’ which has been seen in literature since the late 1600s.

FAQs

What does it mean to have a blast?

To have a blast means to have an enjoyable time, usually when doing something fun or exciting.

Can you use have a blast in a formal setting?

No, this phrase is informal and should not be used in a formal setting.