NounSmash (plural smashes)
- The sound of a violent impact, to strike violently.
- I could hear the screech of the brakes, then the horrible smash of cars colliding.
- (UK, colloquial) A traffic accident.
- The driver and two passengers were badly injured in the smash.
- (colloquial, entertainment) Something very successful.
- This new show of mine is sure to be a smash.
- (tennis) A very hard overhead shot hit sharply downward.
- A smash may not be as pretty as a good half volley, but it can still win points.
- 2011 Piers Newbury Wimbledon 2011: Novak Djokovic beats Rafael Nadal in final
- A Nadal forehand into the net gave Djokovic the set and the Spaniard appeared rattled, firing a smash over the baseline in a rare moment of promise at 30-30 at the start of the third.
- (slang) To have sex.
- I'm going to that girl's house later to smash.
- (sound of a violent impact): crash
- (colloquial: traffic accident): crash
- (colloquial: something very successful): smash hit
- To break (something brittle) violently.
- The demolition team smashed the buildings to rubble.
- The flying rock smashed the window to pieces.
- To hit extremely hard.
- He smashed his head against the table
- Bonds smashed the ball 467 feet, the second longest home run in the history of the park.
- (figuratively) To ruin completely and suddenly.
- The news smashed any hopes of a reunion.
- (transitive, figuratively) To defeat overwhelmingly.
- The Indians smashed the Yankees 22-0.
- (US) To deform through continuous pressure.
- I slowly smashed the modeling clay flat with the palm of my hand.
- (intransitive) To be destroyed by being smashed.
- The crockery smashed as it hit the floor.
- (break violently): dash, shatter
- (hit extremely hard): pound, thump, wallop
- (ruin completely and suddenly): dash
- (defeat overwhelmingly): slaughter, trounce
- (be destroyed by being smashed): shatter
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Smash m. (plural Smashs)
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Smash m. inv.
- smash (tennis shot)
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