Smashing - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsmæʃɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word smashing
Brit.  |ˈsmaʃɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word smashing
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to smash


- the act of breaking something into small pieces
- very good (syn: bang- up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, keen, neat, nifty, old, peachy, slap- up, swell)
you look simply smashing


We had a smashing time.

You look smashing.

We had a smashing holiday.

We met some smashing birds at the pub last night.

The thief ran off after smashing the car into a post.

He found (a) vent for his anger in smashing the crockery.

He hurled a chair across the set, smashing lamps and vases.

Hooligans started smashing the place up.

...the burglars broke in by smashing a window...

men of the choleric type take to kicking and smashing

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