4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Smash \Smash\ (sm[a^]sh), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Smashed} (sm[a^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. {Smashing}.] [Cf. Sw. smisk a blow, stroke, smiska to strike, dial. Sw. smaske to kiss with a noise, and E. smack a loud kiss, a slap.]

1. To break in pieces by violence; to dash to pieces; to crush.

Here everything is broken and smashed to pieces. --Burke.

2. (Lawn Tennis) To hit (the ball) from above the level of the net with a very hard overhand stroke. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Smash \Smash\, verb (used without an object) To break up, or to pieces suddenly, as the result of collision or pressure.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Smash \Smash\, noun

1. A breaking or dashing to pieces; utter destruction; wreck.

2. Hence, bankruptcy. [Colloq.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: with a loud crash; "the car went smash through the fence" [syn: {smash}, {smashingly}]


1: a vigorous blow; "the sudden knock floored him"; "he took a bash right in his face"; "he got a bang on the head" [syn: {knock}, {bash}, {bang}, {smash}, {belt}]

2: a serious collision (especially of motor vehicles) [syn: {smash}, {smash-up}]

3: a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head [syn: {overhead}, {smash}]

4: the act of colliding with something; "his crash through the window"; "the fullback's smash into the defensive line" [syn: {crash}, {smash}]

5: a conspicuous success; "that song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career"; "that new Broadway show is a real smasher"; "the party went with a bang" [syn: {hit}, {smash}, {smasher}, {strike}, {bang}]


1: hit hard; "He smashed a 3-run homer" [syn: {smash}, {nail}, {boom}, {blast}]

2: break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over; "Smash a plate" [syn: {smash}, {dash}]

3: reduce to bankruptcy; "My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!"; "The slump in the financial markets smashed him" [syn: {bankrupt}, {ruin}, {break}, {smash}]

4: hit violently; "She smashed her car against the guard rail"

5: humiliate or depress completely; "She was crushed by his refusal of her invitation"; "The death of her son smashed her" [syn: {crush}, {smash}, {demolish}]

6: damage or destroy as if by violence; "The teenager banged up the car of his mother" [syn: {bang up}, {smash up}, {smash}]

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"

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