Adjective: smashing sma-shing
Noun: smashing sma-shing
- Very good
"you look simply smashing";
- bang-up, bully, corking [Brit, informal], cracking [Brit, informal], dandy, great, groovy, keen, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, swell, grouse [Austral, NZ], ripper [Austral], lovely
Verb: smash smash
- The act of breaking something into small pieces
- Break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
"Smash a plate";
- Hit hard
"He smashed a 3-run homer";
- nail, boom, blast
- Reduce to bankruptcy
"The slump in the financial markets smashed him";
- bankrupt, ruin, break
- Hit violently
"She smashed her car against the guard rail"
- Humiliate or depress completely
"The death of her son smashed her";
- crush, demolish
- Damage or destroy as if by violence
"The teenager smashed the car of his mother";
- bang up, smash up
- Hit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke
- Collide or strike violently and suddenly
"The motorcycle smashed into the guard rail"
- Overthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful)
"The police smashed the drug ring after they were tipped off"
- Break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow
"The window smashed"
See also: good
Type of: abase, break, breakage, breaking, chagrin, clash, collide, come apart, damage, demolish, destroy, fall apart, hit, humble, humiliate, impoverish, mortify, separate, spifflicate, spiflicate, split up, strike
Encyclopedia: Smashing Smash