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Verb: smash  smash
  1. Break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
    "Smash a plate";
    - dash
  2. Hit hard
    "He smashed a 3-run homer";
    - nail [informal], boom, blast
  3. Reduce to bankruptcy
    "The slump in the financial markets smashed him";
    - bankrupt, ruin, break
  4. Hit violently
    "She smashed her car against the guard rail"
  5. Humiliate or depress completely
    "The death of her son smashed her";
    - crush
  6. Damage or destroy as if by violence
    "The teenager smashed the car of his mother";
    - bang up [informal], smash up
  7. Hit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke
  8. Collide or strike violently and suddenly
    "The motorcycle smashed into the guard rail"
  9. Overthrow or destroy (something considered evil or harmful)
    "The police smashed the drug ring after they were tipped off"
  10. Break suddenly into pieces, as from a violent blow
    "The window smashed"
Noun: smash  smash
  1. A vigorous blow
    "the sudden smash floored him";
    - knock, bash [informal], bang, belt [informal], sock [informal]
  2. A serious collision (especially of motor vehicles)
    - smash-up
  3. A hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head
    - overhead
  4. The act of colliding with something
    "the fullback's smash into the defensive line";
    - crash
  5. A conspicuous success
    - hit, smasher [informal], strike, bang [informal], sizzler [informal]
Adverb: smash  smash
  1. With a loud crash
    "the car went smash through the fence";
    - smashingly

Derived forms: smashing, smashes, smashed

Type of: abase, blow, break, bump, chagrin, clash, collide, collision, come apart, damage, demolish, destroy, fall apart, hit, hitting, humble, humiliate, impoverish, mortify, return, separate, spifflicate [Brit, informal], spiflicate [Brit, informal], split up, strike, striking, success

Encyclopedia: Smash, David